Ed Davis

Ed Davis joined Craft3 in May of 2018 as the Indian Country Regional Strategist. Ed is responsible for leading the execution of Craft3’s strategy in Indian Country throughout Oregon and Washington. His primary focus is on building regional networks, generating leads for business and community loans, and finding and supporting catalytic projects in which Craft3 can invest.

Prior to joining Craft3, Ed was the Executive Director for Spruce Root, Inc., a Native CDFI headquartered in Alaska. He is Alaska Native (Tlingit Indian) from the community of Hoonah, Alaska. Before Spruce Root, Ed has worked in multiple capacities for Sealaska Corporation over a 24-year span ranging from international marketing of timber and seafood products to economic and business development roles. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for his village native corporation, Huna Totem Corporation, with its largest investment in Icy Strait Point, the first private destination port in North America. Ed has previously served on the board of directors for Northwest Minority Supplier Development Council in Tukwila, WA and as an Advisory Board Member for Denali Advisors in San Diego, CA.

Ed attended Southern Oregon State College in Ashland, Oregon. He finished with a BS Business Administration and a Minor in Economics. He has also studied Japanese Language at Wakayama Language Institute in Wakayama, Japan.