Our SPIRE staff are our arms and legs, and feet on the ground.

They turn our big plans and ideas into successful events and fruitful collaborations. They keep us on track and informed with SPIRE communications. They mind all the logistics, big and small, and serve SPIRE community members every day, with quality and care.

  • Preferred Name: Alex

    Last Name: Forhan

    Bio: Alex Forhan joins SPIRE as the Senior Manager of Marketing and Events. Prior to SPIRE, he led the marketing team at Windermere Real Estate Midtown in Seattle for the past 4 years. In this role, he oversaw all company marketing, in addition to marketing for 180 individual agents. He also has a background in the music industry, previously touring with Grammy-nominated artist Matt Maher and spending 7 years in artist management and booking. Through these experiences, he has had the opportunity to craft unique marketing and communication initiatives for a wide range of audiences and coordinate over 500 shows across 5 countries. He holds a BA in Communication from Western Washington University and a MA in Strategic Communication from Washington State University.