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Board of Directors

Our network of change-makers

Our members

Leaders converge

Representatives from Aurora Economic Development Council member organizations are invited to join our Board of Directors. This group of change-makers from the private and public sectors brings expertise and passion about economic development and the business community.

2021 Officers

Officers

Chair Bill Wichterman

Managing Agent/President

Porteos/The San Juan Company

Chair-Elect Jeff Thompson

Consultant

UCHealth

Past Chair Rita Connerly

Shareholder

Fairfield and Woods, P.C.

Vice Chair Bruce Porter

Executive Vice President/General Manager

Weitz

Secretary David Patterson

Managing Director

Falck Rocky Mountain

Treasurer Hollie Velazquez Horvath

RVP ‐ State Affairs and Community Relations

Xcel Energy

2022 Directors

Board of Directors

The Honorable Chaz Tedesco

Manager, Economic Development Policy

Adams County

Sam Bailey

Manager, Economic Development Policy

Amazon

The Honorable Nancy Jackson

Commissioner, District 4/Chair

Arapahoe County

Michael Gifford

President

Associated General Contractors of Colorado

The Honorable Mike Coffman

Mayor

City of Aurora

The Honorable Françoise Bergan

Council Member, Ward VI/Mayor Pro Tem

City of Aurora

The Honorable Curtis Gardner

Council Member, At-Large

City of Aurora

The Honorable Danielle Jurinsky

Council Member, At-Large

City of Aurora

The Honorable Angela Lawson

Council Member, At-Larger

City of Aurora

The Honorable Steve Sundberg

Council Member, Ward II

City of Aurora

The Honorable Dustin Zvonek

Council Member, At-Large

City of Aurora

Jim Twombly

City Manager

City of Aurora

Craig Maraschky

Executive Director

Aurora Housing Authority

D. Rico Munn

Superintendent

Aurora Public Schools

Austin Akers

CEO

Bison Operating LLC

Dave Eddy

Colorado Site Director

The Boeing Company

Alex Schatz

Regulatory and Legal Affairs Manager

Brannan Companies

Tom Kooiman

Director of Business Development

Brinkmann Constructors

Carolynne White

Shareholder

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Nicole Milo

System Director Government and Community Affairs

Centura Health

Leah Ramsey

Managing Partner

Chelsea Investments, LLC

Sarah Grobbel

Assistant Superintendent, Career, Innovation & Student Engagement

Cherry Creek School District

Heidi Baskfield

Vice President Population Health and Advocacy

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Kasia Iwaniczko MacLeod

Regional Vice President, Community & Government

Cigna

Ashley Campbell

Manager, Community and Government Relations

Civitas Resources, Inc.

Joe McCleary

Chief Business Officer

Colorado Golf Association

Jon Lehmann

Senior Director, Government & Regulatory Affairs

Comcast

Dr. Mordecai Ian Brownlee

President

Community College of Aurora

Brett Ellen

Portfolio Manager

Consolidated Investment Group

Marc Cooper

President

Cooper Development Inc.

Bill Butler

Chairman and CEO

Corporex Colorado

Pam Toney

President

CSU Global

Laci Knowles

Senior Vice President

D.A. Davidson & Co.

Rita Connerly

Director

Fairfield and Woods, P.C.

David Patterson

Managing Director

Falck Rocky Mountain

Mike McGinnis

Co-Managing Shareholder

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Halden Kaneb

Vice President, Relationship Manager – Colorado Commercial Banking

The Huntington National Bank

Paul Hyde

CEO

Hyde Development LLC

Shaun Egan

CEO

Iron Woman Construction and Environmental Services LLC

Dan Green

CEO and Co-Managing Partner

JAGreen Development LLC

JE Dunn Construction

Tony Pass

Senior Vice President, Public Sector

KeyBank

Tiffanie Stasiak

Managing Partner

Kutak Rock LLC

Blake Fulenwider

Vice President

L.C. Fulenwider, Inc.

Ken Puncerelli

CEO

LAI Design Group

Michael Kapoor

Vice President

Majestic Realty Co.

Tim Lack

Principal

Martin/Martin, Inc.

Ryan Simpson

CEO

The Medical Center of Aurora

Mike Martin

Senior Vice President

Merrick & Company

Brian Holland

Business Development Executive

Mortenson Construction

Allen Crosswell

Managing Principal

Newquest Crosswell Development

Jed Momot

Project Manager

NorthPoint Development

Kim Mendoza Cooke

Director Regulatory Policy

Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Riley Witt

Leader/Business Development

Olsson

Chris Fellows

Principal

Painted Prairie

Shelby Noble

Vice President, Public Finance Investment Banking

Piper Sandler & Co.

Steven Marshall

President & Chairman

Port Colorado

Bill Wichterman

Managing Agent/President

Porteos/The San Juan Company

Keiffer Garton

VP, Market Officer

Prologis

Bill Sullivan

Vice President, Aurora General Manager

Raytheon Intelligence & Space

Jason Kleinhelter

Director of Project Development

Saunders Construction, Inc.

Michael Dunlap

Vice President of Business Development

Schomp Automotive Group

Steve Coffin

Owner

Steve Coffin Strategies, LLC

Scott Bustos

Business Manager

Turner Construction Company

Jeff Thompson

Consultant

UCHealth

Bruce Porter

Executive Vice President/General Manager

Weitz

Andy Klein

Owner/Principal

Westside Investment Partners

Hollie Velasquez Horvath

Senior Director – State Affairs & Community Relations

Xcel Energy

The Honorable Rod Bockenfeld

Honorary

Honorary

Brad Pierce

Honorary

Honorary

Bob Roth

Honorary

Honorary