​​​​​Paige Webster

President, Webster Global Site Selectors, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Paige Webster started his firm in 2013.  Paige has worked with many projects across many industry sectors including:  aerospace, bio tech, geo-thermal, wind & solar, warehouse/distribution, office projects, data centers, corporate centers and the retail sector. Paige has been working in site selection and economic development for twenty years.

Paige has had extensive site selection experience as he was the Western Regional Real Estate Manager for Aaron Rents. Paige was able to facilitate and expand the major retail expansion for Aaron Rents in the Western United States. 

Paige has had experience in the Economic Development arena too. He was the former Economic Development Director for the Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation.  Paige’s experience includes working with back office, warehouse distribution, bio-tech, software development companies and food processing companies for the Yuma area.  Paige did extensive work in cross border economic development and was a member of the Border Trade Alliance (BTA) and worked closely with the Arizona Governor’s Office on cross border issues in Mexico.  Paige was on the Workforce Development Board and was also a Board Member of the Arizona Association of Economic Development (AAED).  Paige has also received the CEcD designation during his career in Economic Development. 

Paige also worked for the Arizona Department of Commerce as the Northern Arizona Representative, assisting companies to expand or relocate to the State of Arizona with projects related to injection molding, warehouse/distribution, back office, agro-business, bio-tech, high tech, aviation.

Paige has received his BS in Regional Development from University of Arizona and has also received his MBA in Global Management from the University of Phoenix.  Paige resides in Phoenix, AZ and loves to fly fish, play golf, hunt and scuba dive.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Site Selector Speakers

    Lac La Biche , Alberta, Canada 

May 31-June 2, 2023


Bold Center

8702 91st Avenue, Lac La biche, AB T0A 2C0, Canada  

​​​David Gaines, Managing Director, Goldstone Consulting Group 

Managing Director, Goldstone Consulting Group, Moberly, Missouri, USA


a site selection and economic development firm. In his role as Managing Director, he leads the day-to-day operations of the firm’s consulting business and the firm’s commercial and industrial real estate division, Goldstone Realty Partners.

Goldstone Consulting Group provides site selection service to companies that are expanding and
searching for new locations to establish operations. Goldstone Consulting Group also provides
economic development consulting services to communities.

Prior to founding Goldstone Consulting Group in 2016, Mr. Gaines held leadership roles in two
local and regional economic development agencies dating back to 2007. During that time, he was
responsible for the business attraction efforts for the communities he represented as well
business retention and expansion programs for those communities.

 David is a founding member of the Northeast Missouri Development Partnership, a 14-county
regional economic development agency. He also served as the group’s first two-term Chairman
of the Board of Directors and currently serves as a member of its Government Relations Committee.

He holds a degree in Business Administration from the Ashford University – Forbes School of
Business and a Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade from the University of Missouri-St.
Louis. He is also a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.
During his 30-years of business experience, David has held positions from sales and marketing to
management and ownership. He has worked in the economic development, financial services,
print and broadcast media, real estate and business services industries.

David has authored numerous articles for national publications on matters relating to economic
development and business and is a former financial talk show host for a major market radio
station. In addition, he has also been a panelist and a moderator many times on topics
concerning economic development.

 
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