Every year in early May the nation celebrates the field of Economic Development. The goal of Economic Development Week is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life in communities everywhere. There are so many activities happening in Loveland and the region that help […]
Loveland’s Economic Development Path
It has been an exciting 4 months on the job as the City of Loveland’s new Economic Development Director. This role gives me the perspective of what makes a city tick in addition to getting my arms around all of the growth and business expansion projects that are happening. My approach to economic development over […]
Where Girls Are In Charge!
It is always the highlight of my work to be given the opportunity to speak in front of promising young women. I do not take the role of mentorship lightly. It is a gift to sit in the chair opposite young eager and brilliant minded souls to not only offer life lessons but to learn […]
Colorado’s Manufacturing Perception and the Facts
I had the pleasure of attending the Northern Colorado’s Manufacturing Partnership conference, NOCOM 2016, in April. This group formed three years ago with regional economic development colleagues alongside Front Range Community College in order to work together with the state’s manufacturers to help them thrive. The original meetings were with 20 public business support colleagues […]