Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation’s (Jeffco EDC) Board of Directors announced that it has appointed Kristi Pollard as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 30, 2017.
“We are thrilled to have such an experienced, well-respected, recognized leader in economic
development as our new President & CEO”, said Jeffco EDC’s Board Chairman Tom Currigan. “The
Selection Committee went through an inclusive and comprehensive national search to identify the right
candidate, and we are confident in Kristi’s ability to lead Jeffco EDC and take the organization to the
As the former Executive Director of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP), Kristi has over 15
years of experience in economic development, government and community relations, fundraising, and
“I am excited and energized to be part of a dynamic organization like the Jefferson County Economic
Development Corporation. Jeffco EDC was the first economic development organization in the state of
Colorado, and I look forward to being a part of the team that leads Jefferson County forward toward
greater economic vitality”, stated Kristi.
During her time at GJEP, Kristi played a key role in developing and implementing programs that
encouraged job creation and capital investment in the local economy.