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Friday, April 7 • 1:00pm - 2:45pm
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Regional relationships, joint activities and shared projects such as road expansions contribute vitality and opportunity to all our communities. There’s a natural tendency for any city to “silo” and concentrate on its local issues, but this is in the air: Northern Colorado really is a thing. Speakers will talk about the important shared economic links and resources within our region: for example transport and logistics, tourism routes, retail markets, digital communications, universities, workforce.


Mary Atchison

Chief Operations Officer, Northern Colorado Economic Alliance
Mary joined the Northern Colorado Economic Alliance in 2014 as the Chief Operations Officer. Her responsibilities include oversight of the organization’s finances, human resources, communications, investor relations and operations. Throughout her career, Mary has worked in nonprofit... Read More →
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Josh Birks

City of Fort Collins - Economic Health
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Jessica Erickson

President / CEO, Longmont Economic Development Partnership

Stacy Johnson

Director of Economic Development, City of Windsor
Stacy Johnson has been Director of Economic Development, Town of Windsor Colorado for six years. Before that, Stacy was the Director of Business Retention and Expansion at the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation; an Economic Development Specialist at the City of Lakewood... Read More →

Kelly Peters Jones

Director of Economic Development, City of Loveland
Director of Economic Development for the City of Loveland. She came to us from two years as Executive Director of The Warehouse Business Accelerator, where she focused on companies in stage-2 development (scale-up). Before that, Kelly was Vice President of the Northern Colorado Economic... Read More →
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Mindy McCloughan

President & CEO, Loveland Chamber of Commerce
Mindy McCloughan currently serves as the president and CEO of the Loveland Chamber of Commerce. Before moving to Loveland, Colo. in June 2012, McCloughan served as president to the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce in Paris, Texas. Her tenure covers 15 years of chamber, economic development... Read More →
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Mike OConnell

Director, Larimer Small Business Development Center - Ft. Collins
Mike O’Connell, Larimer SBDC Director In 2001, O’Connell purchased Mountain Woods Furniture (MWF), a manufacturer of rustic furniture, and owned and operated that business until 2012. MWF’s products were sold through Cabelas, furniture e-tailers, stores, and resorts and lodges... Read More →

Roy Otto

City Manager, City of Greeley
Roy has served the City of Greeley in various roles for 17 years. He was Assistant City Manager, and then became City Manager twelve years ago. Before that, he was General Services Director for Seminole, Florida, and held various management positions in Public Works and Economic Development... Read More →

Friday April 7, 2017 1:00pm - 2:45pm MDT
Loveland City Council Chambers