Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) named Kimberly Woodworth operations director, on Dec. 1, 2015. Kimberly will begin on January 4, 2016.
Woodworth previously served as operations manager for Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. (Metro Denver EDC). In that position she managed a $4 million budget, coordinated meetings for the Metro Denver EDC and its three industry coalitions, and led events management, including the annual Site Selection Conference. In addition, Woodworth assisted with company expansion and recruitment activities for the Metro Denver region. Prior to working with the Metro Denver EDC, she spent six years with The Denver Brass, a local non-profit music organization, serving as the marketing and PR director.
“We are thrilled to have Kim join EDCC. Kim brings a wealth of experience that will allow EDCC to move to the next level,” said Kelly Flenniken, incoming Chair for the EDCC.
Woodworth brings 10 years of experience in budget management, meeting and event coordination, and database management. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts with an emphasis in Graphic Design from University of Northern Colorado.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to work with Colorado’s economic development community. Colorado is not only a unique place to do business. We have a spirit of collaboration which fosters a sense of community, innovative thinking and lasting relationships,” Woodworth said. “EDCC’s core mission is to do just that. I am proud to be a part of this organization.”
“Kimberly brings great enthusiasm and excitement to the EDCC. Her ability to make everything run smoothly and successfully will bring tremendous benefit to the EDCC and the program of work.” Said Kittie Hook, Managing Director for Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and Executive Board Member of the EDCC.