Joe Fain is the President and CEO of the Bellevue Chamber. He previously served two terms in the Washington State Senate where he worked extensively on economic development, transportation, and education issues. He was a leading negotiator of Washington’s 2015 statewide transportation package. He also led the negotiations and prime-sponsored Washington’s Paid Family Leave legislation, which passed in 2017.
Joe has also worked managing a boutique law and consulting firm in Seattle specializing in technology and healthcare; at the University of Washington office of technology transfer and commercialization; as a prosecutor for King County; and as Chief of Staff to a member of the King County Council.
Joe was selected in 2012 as one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 under 40 and was a 2017 Rodel Fellow with the Aspen Institute. He has a Joint JD/MBA from Seattle University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington.