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About EDCC

EDCC is Colorado’s leader in promoting a vibrant economy.

Since 1976, the Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) has been promoting effective, responsible economic development practices across the state. As the state’s premier economic development resource, EDCC represents the Colorado’s public and private sector interests. By connecting our communities, members, and partners to high-quality educational opportunities and trusted resources, we advance policy while supporting vibrant economies and enhancing the quality of life for all Coloradans.

About the Board

The EDCC Board of Directors is made up of members and officers from across Colorado. The board includes members
from five state regions, five discretionary members, five executive members and five ex-officio members.

Executive Directors

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    Heather Otter

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    Jill Mendoza, CEcD

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    Marisa Stoller

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    Deputy Director

    Brian Rose

    Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado

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    Denise Stephens

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    Kristi Pollard

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    Operations Director

    Kim Woodworth

    Economic Development Council of Colorado

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    Stephani Burditt

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    Debbie Tuttle

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    Rocky Scott

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    Shareholder

    Carolynne White

    Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck

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    Executive Director

    Brian Lewandowski

    University of Colorado Boulder

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    Sara Blackhurst

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    Economic Development Specialist

    Stewart Meek

    City of Centennial

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    President & Chief Economist

    Patty Silverstein

    Development Research Partners

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    Director of Economic Development and Firestone Urban Renewal Authority

    Paula Mehle

    Town of Firestone

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    Josh Birks

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    Economic Development Manager and Executive Diretor of Urban Renewal Authority

    Steve Art

    City of Wheat Ridge

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    Ryan Dwiggins

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    Jillian Fresa

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    Makala Barton

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    Greg Olson

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    Shannon Hein

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    Danelle Berg

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    Wendi Nafziger

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    Economic Development Director

    John Bristol

    Steamboat Chamber | Routt County | City of Steamboat Springs

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    Kate Guibert

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    Chris Cross

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    Decker Woodworth

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    Economic Health Manager

    SeonAh Kendall

    City of Fort Collins

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    Sr. Commercial Lender

    Wyatt Jones

    Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

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    Max Daffron

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    Morgan Smith

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    Economic Development/ Urban Renewal Director

    Kimberly Bailey

    City of Fountain

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    Associate Vice Chancellor for Workforce Partnerships/ Development

    Michael Macklin

    Colorado Community College Sytem

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    Business Development Manager

    Walt Elish

    Town of Berthoud

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    Jill Young

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    Executive Director

    Robin Brown

    Grand Junction Economic Partnership

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    Michelle Vance

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    Sammie George

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    Cecilia Harry

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    Community Development Director

    Trish Thibodo

    Region 10

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    Executive Assistant

    Darlene McCampbel

    Town of Parker - Economic Development

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    Executive Director

    Trisha Herman

    Phillips County Economic Development

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    VP of Economic Development

    Beth Taylor

    Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC

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    Regional Economic Development Manager

    Lindsay Van Meter

    BNSF Railway

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    Daniel Ryley

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    Megan Pierce

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    Kathleen Johnson

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    Senior Communications Strategist

    Britta Blodgett

    Colorado Workforce Development Council

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    Jessica Erickson

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    Amy Sherman

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    Shelby Wood

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    Town Manager

    Jeremy Rietmann

    Town of Gypsum

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    Crystal LaTier

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    John Wells

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    Economic Development Director

    Michelle Claymore

    City of Commerce City

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    Executive Director

    Laura Marchino

    Region 9 Economic Development District

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    Director, Economic Development

    Stacy Miller

    Town of Windsor

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    Senior Advisor, External Affairs

    Drew Kramer

    Tri-State Generation & Transmission Assoc

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    Senior Vice President, Economic Development

    Tammy Fields

    Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC

Regional Representatives

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    Heather Otter

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    Jill Mendoza, CEcD

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    Marisa Stoller

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    Southwest

    Brian Rose

    Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado

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    Denise Stephens

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    Kristi Pollard

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    Northwest

    Kim Woodworth

    Economic Development Council of Colorado

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    Stephani Burditt

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    Debbie Tuttle

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    Rocky Scott

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    Metro Denver

    Michelle Claymore

    City of Commerce City

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    Carolynne White

    Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck

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    Metro Denver

    Brian Lewandowski

    University of Colorado Boulder

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    Sara Blackhurst

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    Southwest

    Laura Marchino

    Region 9 Economic Development District

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    Metro Denver

    Stewart Meek

    City of Centennial

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    Metro Denver

    Patty Silverstein

    Development Research Partners

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    Northeast

    Paula Mehle

    Town of Firestone

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    Northeast

    Stacy Miller

    Town of Windsor

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    Josh Birks

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    Metro Denver

    Steve Art

    City of Wheat Ridge

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    Ryan Dwiggins

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    Metro Denver

    Drew Kramer

    Tri-State Generation & Transmission Assoc

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    Jillian Fresa

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    Makala Barton

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    Greg Olson

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    Southeast

    Tammy Fields

    Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC

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    Shannon Hein

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    Danelle Berg

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    Wendi Nafziger

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    Kate Guibert

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    Chris Cross

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    Decker Woodworth

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    Wyatt Jones

    Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

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    Max Daffron

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    Morgan Smith

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    Metro Denver

    Michael Macklin

    Colorado Community College Sytem

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    Metro Denver

    Walt Elish

    Town of Berthoud

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    Jill Young

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    Michelle Vance

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    Sammie George

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    Cecilia Harry

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    Metro Denver

    Darlene McCampbel

    Town of Parker - Economic Development

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    Northeast

    Trisha Herman

    Phillips County Economic Development

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    Southeast

    Beth Taylor

    Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC

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    Lindsay Van Meter

    BNSF Railway

  • Members profile

    Daniel Ryley

  • Members profile

    Megan Pierce

  • Members profile

    Kathleen Johnson

  • Members profile

    Britta Blodgett

    Colorado Workforce Development Council

  • Members profile

    Jessica Erickson

  • Members profile

    Amy Sherman

  • Members profile

    Shelby Wood

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    Northwest

    Jeremy Rietmann

    Town of Gypsum

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    Crystal LaTier

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    John Wells

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    Southwest

    Trish Thibodo

    Region 10

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    Northwest

    John Bristol

    Steamboat Chamber | Routt County | City of Steamboat Springs

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    Northeast

    SeonAh Kendall

    City of Fort Collins

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    Southeast

    Kimberly Bailey

    City of Fountain

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    Southwest

    Robin Brown

    Grand Junction Economic Partnership

Special Appointments

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    Heather Otter

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    Jill Mendoza, CEcD

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    Marisa Stoller

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    Deputy Director

    Brian Rose

    Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado

  • Members profile

    Denise Stephens

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    Kristi Pollard

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    Operations Director

    Kim Woodworth

    Economic Development Council of Colorado

  • Members profile

    Stephani Burditt

  • Members profile

    Debbie Tuttle

  • Members profile

    Rocky Scott

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    Economic Development Director

    Michelle Claymore

    City of Commerce City

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    Executive Director

    Brian Lewandowski

    University of Colorado Boulder

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    Sara Blackhurst

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    Executive Director

    Laura Marchino

    Region 9 Economic Development District

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    Economic Development Specialist

    Stewart Meek

    City of Centennial

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    President & Chief Economist

    Patty Silverstein

    Development Research Partners

  • Members profile
    Director of Economic Development and Firestone Urban Renewal Authority

    Paula Mehle

    Town of Firestone

  • Members profile
    Director, Economic Development

    Stacy Miller

    Town of Windsor

  • Members profile

    Josh Birks

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    Economic Development Manager and Executive Diretor of Urban Renewal Authority

    Steve Art

    City of Wheat Ridge

  • Members profile

    Ryan Dwiggins

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    Senior Advisor, External Affairs

    Drew Kramer

    Tri-State Generation & Transmission Assoc

  • Members profile

    Jillian Fresa

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    Makala Barton

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    Greg Olson

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    Senior Vice President, Economic Development

    Tammy Fields

    Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC

  • Members profile

    Shannon Hein

  • Members profile

    Danelle Berg

  • Members profile

    Wendi Nafziger

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    Economic Development Director

    John Bristol

    Steamboat Chamber | Routt County | City of Steamboat Springs

  • Members profile

    Kate Guibert

  • Members profile

    Chris Cross

  • Members profile

    Decker Woodworth

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    Economic Health Manager

    SeonAh Kendall

    City of Fort Collins

  • Members profile
    Sr. Commercial Lender

    Wyatt Jones

    Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

  • Members profile

    Max Daffron

  • Members profile

    Morgan Smith

  • Members profile
    Economic Development/ Urban Renewal Director

    Kimberly Bailey

    City of Fountain

  • Members profile
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Workforce Partnerships/ Development

    Michael Macklin

    Colorado Community College Sytem

  • Members profile
    Business Development Manager

    Walt Elish

    Town of Berthoud

  • Members profile

    Jill Young

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    Executive Director

    Robin Brown

    Grand Junction Economic Partnership

  • Members profile

    Michelle Vance

  • Members profile

    Sammie George

  • Members profile

    Cecilia Harry

  • Members profile
    Community Development Director

    Trish Thibodo

    Region 10

  • Members profile
    Executive Assistant

    Darlene McCampbel

    Town of Parker - Economic Development

  • Members profile
    Executive Director

    Trisha Herman

    Phillips County Economic Development

  • Members profile
    VP of Economic Development

    Beth Taylor

    Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC

  • Members profile

    Daniel Ryley

  • Members profile

    Megan Pierce

  • Members profile

    Kathleen Johnson

  • Members profile
    Senior Communications Strategist

    Britta Blodgett

    Colorado Workforce Development Council

  • Members profile

    Jessica Erickson

  • Members profile

    Amy Sherman

  • Members profile

    Shelby Wood

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    Town Manager

    Jeremy Rietmann

    Town of Gypsum

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    Crystal LaTier

  • Members profile

    John Wells

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    Shareholder

    Carolynne White

    Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck

  • Members profile
    Regional Economic Development Manager

    Lindsay Van Meter

    BNSF Railway

Ex-Officio’s

  • Members profile

    Heather Otter

  • Members profile

    Jill Mendoza, CEcD

  • Members profile

    Marisa Stoller

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    Deputy Director

    Brian Rose

    Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado

  • Members profile

    Denise Stephens

  • Members profile

    Kristi Pollard

  • Members profile
    Operations Director

    Kim Woodworth

    Economic Development Council of Colorado

  • Members profile

    Stephani Burditt

  • Members profile

    Debbie Tuttle

  • Members profile

    Rocky Scott

  • Members profile
    Economic Development Director

    Michelle Claymore

    City of Commerce City

  • Members profile
    Shareholder

    Carolynne White

    Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck

  • Members profile
    Executive Director

    Brian Lewandowski

    University of Colorado Boulder

  • Members profile

    Sara Blackhurst

  • Members profile
    Executive Director

    Laura Marchino

    Region 9 Economic Development District

  • Members profile
    Economic Development Specialist

    Stewart Meek

    City of Centennial

  • Members profile
    President & Chief Economist

    Patty Silverstein

    Development Research Partners

  • Members profile
    Director of Economic Development and Firestone Urban Renewal Authority

    Paula Mehle

    Town of Firestone

  • Members profile
    Director, Economic Development

    Stacy Miller

    Town of Windsor

  • Members profile

    Josh Birks

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    Economic Development Manager and Executive Diretor of Urban Renewal Authority

    Steve Art

    City of Wheat Ridge

  • Members profile

    Ryan Dwiggins

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    Senior Advisor, External Affairs

    Drew Kramer

    Tri-State Generation & Transmission Assoc

  • Members profile

    Jillian Fresa

  • Members profile

    Makala Barton

  • Members profile

    Greg Olson

  • Members profile
    Senior Vice President, Economic Development

    Tammy Fields

    Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC

  • Members profile

    Shannon Hein

  • Members profile

    Danelle Berg

  • Members profile

    Wendi Nafziger

  • Members profile
    Economic Development Director

    John Bristol

    Steamboat Chamber | Routt County | City of Steamboat Springs

  • Members profile

    Chris Cross

  • Members profile

    Decker Woodworth

  • Members profile
    Economic Health Manager

    SeonAh Kendall

    City of Fort Collins

  • Members profile

    Max Daffron

  • Members profile

    Morgan Smith

  • Members profile
    Economic Development/ Urban Renewal Director

    Kimberly Bailey

    City of Fountain

  • Members profile
    Business Development Manager

    Walt Elish

    Town of Berthoud

  • Members profile

    Jill Young

  • Members profile
    Executive Director

    Robin Brown

    Grand Junction Economic Partnership

  • Members profile

    Michelle Vance

  • Members profile

    Sammie George

  • Members profile

    Cecilia Harry

  • Members profile
    Community Development Director

    Trish Thibodo

    Region 10

  • Members profile
    Executive Assistant

    Darlene McCampbel

    Town of Parker - Economic Development

  • Members profile
    Executive Director

    Trisha Herman

    Phillips County Economic Development

  • Members profile
    VP of Economic Development

    Beth Taylor

    Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC

  • Members profile
    Regional Economic Development Manager

    Lindsay Van Meter

    BNSF Railway

  • Members profile

    Daniel Ryley

  • Members profile

    Megan Pierce

  • Members profile

    Kathleen Johnson

  • Members profile

    Jessica Erickson

  • Members profile

    Amy Sherman

  • Members profile

    Shelby Wood

  • Members profile
    Town Manager

    Jeremy Rietmann

    Town of Gypsum

  • Members profile

    Crystal LaTier

  • Members profile

    John Wells

  • Members profile

    Kate Guibert

  • Members profile
    Senior Communications Strategist

    Britta Blodgett

    Colorado Workforce Development Council

  • Members profile
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Workforce Partnerships/ Development

    Michael Macklin

    Colorado Community College Sytem

  • Members profile
    Sr. Commercial Lender

    Wyatt Jones

    Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

Kim Woodworth

Operations Director

Contact Information:
kim.woodworth@edcconline.org
(720) 260-4478

Kimberly Woodworth, EDCC Operations Director

As the operations director, Kim facilitates the Council’s daily operations, coordinates meetings for the EDCC Board and assists in committee’s work plans, marketing and communications, and event planning and coordination for EDCC’s Drive|Lead|Succeed Conference and bi-yearly Regional Economic Development Forums.

Prior to joining the EDCC, Kim served as operations manager for the 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, Kim 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.

Kim earned a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Graphic Design, from the University of Northern Colorado, in 1999, and is currently working on obtaining her certification with IEDC’s Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) program.

Jennifer Cassell

Public Policy Committee Administrator & Lobbyist

Contact Information:
jennifer.cassell@bcpublicaffairs.com
(785) 393.0472

Bobbi Vanden Heuvel

EDCC Administrative Assistant

Contact Information:
bobbi.vandenhuevel@edcconline.org
(720) 260.4478