Todd Cutts began his tenure as Executive Director of the Olympia Downtown Association in March 2017.
Prior to that, Todd was the President of Water Street Consulting, Inc., a consultancy specializing strategic planning and implementation, meeting facilitation, and team building. Before founding the consultancy, Todd was the City Manager for the City of SeaTac, overseeing all operations. This followed stints as the City’s Assistant City Manager and Economic Development Manager. Todd’s experiences working for downtown management organizations include starting an economic development program for the Downtown Long Beach Associates (in California) and working as an economic development professional for the Downtown Denver Partnership.
Todd lives in the South Capitol neighborhood with his wife, Alison Hellberg, and their three boys. The boys attend Olympia public schools, following the same path through Lincoln Elementary and Washington Middle School that Alison did. Todd is passionate about urban environments generally, and Downtown Olympia specifically, believing that it should be the healthy and beating heart of this community.