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Mindy McCloughan

Loveland Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO
Loveland, CO. 80538
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, community development and tourism in Northeast Texas. She is a graduate of Institute for Organizational Management through the American Chamber of Commerce Executives at Colorado College and a Community/Economic Development Institute graduate from the University of Central Arkansas; Western Association of Chamber Executives Academy; and Economic Development Institute BR&E program. During her tenure in Paris, McCloughan implemented retail programs to increase shop local campaigns that yielded a 29% increase in sales tax receipts, successfully expanded and retained chamber stakeholder membership with 90% retention rate, implemented a Trolley system, and secured tourism events with a ten-year contract to stimulate the economy.
McCloughan is a member of the Colorado Women of Influence, Women Give Foundation, W.A.C.E, ACCE, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Mountain View Rotary Club, and serves on various boards such as, Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, Loveland Business Development Center, Leadership Northern Colorado, Leadership Loveland, Fix North I-25 Business Alliance, and Loveland Downtown Partnership.
McCloughan’s accomplishments in Loveland consist of expanding the Chamber membership base to 700 members, stabilizing the organization, reducing debt and implementing a balanced budget and creating programs and partnerships that bring added value to Chamber investors as well as the community. Programs included for 2013-2015: Annual Dancing With the Stars fundraiser creating a $50,000 profit for flood relief in the first year; Business Recovery Fund creating grants totaling over $650,000 to assist businesses affect by the 2013 flood; and Old Fashioned Corn Roast moving to downtown Loveland with partnership with US Pro Cycling Challenge creating a economic stimulus for the downtown businesses; creating an issues committee, “Vote Yes for Downtown Loveland” which won the Downtown District Authority (DDA) election in Feb. 2015.
McCloughan’s purpose and passion is to strengthen and expand the economy through programs that lead to bringing business, industry and economic growth to Loveland and Larimer County which fosters the overall quality of life initiatives that make Loveland a great place to live, work and raise a family. In her spare time she enjoys the mountains and golfing with her husband (Dave McCloughan) and their four children (Logan, Ryan, Landon and Grant) and her first grandchild (Emmie Hope).