Jeremy DeSpain Named on Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 List for 2010

BELLEVUE, WA – July 26, 2010 – Explore Consulting, a professional services company that provides innovative technology solutions for managing business data and a cost-effective approach to completely outsourced IT in the Cloud, today announced its Co-Founder and COO Jeremy DeSpain has been named to this year’s list of the top “40 Under 40” business leaders in the Greater Seattle region.


“I’m honored to be recognized with such a distinguished group of leaders,” said DeSpain. “I feel fortunate to have worked with so many talented individuals at Explore over the past 9 years. This is a tribute to my business partner and team; I thank them for making this possible,” the 37-year-old said.


In addition to his software technology consulting company, DeSpain’s entrepreneurial spirit has led him to start a variety of ventures including residential/commercial painting, Angus cattle ranching and vacation rentals in both Washington and Idaho. He currently holds active management roles with DeSpain Land & Cattle Co. and Kidd Island Lodge.


The Puget Sound Business Journal’s (PSBJ) “40 Under 40” program celebrates it’s 12th year as the region’s highly competitive honor that spotlights the top business leaders under the age of 40 who excel in their industry and demonstrate dynamic entrepreneurship. The awards committee also looked for candidates who have character, work ethic, achievement and community involvement as a consistent theme in their professional career. DeSpain will be recognized at the PSBJ “40 Under 40” awards celebration on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at the Showbox Sodo in Seattle.


About Explore Consulting Based in Bellevue, Wash., Explore Consulting was founded in 2001 and is a professional services company dedicated to providing innovative and cost-effective solutions for their customers’ database and IT systems needs. With a heavy focus on SaaS web-based business systems like NetSuite (NYSE: N) and Amazon Webstore, Explore has developed industry-leading PC and mobile platforms for seamless data integration in the Cloud. Additionally, Explore develops custom solutions ranging from eCommerce web stores that are fully integrated to back-office systems to highly specialized business applications written in Microsoft’s .Net and SQL platforms. Explore was recently included on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately owned companies in the U.S. for the third year in a row as well as the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies three years running. Explore Consulting is the largest NetSuite Solution Provider and reseller in the Northwestern United States and has been a 5-time NetSuite Star Performer. For more information, visit or


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