Board of Directors

Brian Meiners

Director, (Past President)
"Without economy, people do not build a community. Economic development is foundational to all aspects of improving quality of life through business growth that in turn creates employment opportunities. I support Grant County EDC because it is a catalyst to help the citizens of Grant County attract and retain valuable businesses that create an environment of economic diversity and prosperity."

Brian has over 25 years of experience in the food industry with Basin American Foods (, 20 years of experience leading cross-functional and multi-location teams. Brian served as Plant Manager of their Moses Lake plant for 12 years before relocating to Portland, OR area to manage Harry’s Fresh Foods after it was acquired by Basic American Foods in 2007. During his time as Moses Lake Plant Manager, Brian served on the board of Grant County Economic Development Council and other community-related and industry-focused boards and committees. In 2013, he accepted an opportunity to return to Moses lake as the Director of Moses Lake Christian Academy (, a Preschool-12th grade learning community serving the Moses Lake area.

*Personal Views of the Staff & Directors do not reflect the views of the Grant County Economic Development Council