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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 John Moore

SVP, West Region Business Development

JE Dunn Construction

Chair-Elect Bill Wichterman

Managing Agent

Porteos

Past Chair Rita Connerly

Shareholder

Fairfield and Woods, P.C.

Vice Chair Jeff Thompson

Contract Consultant

UCHealth

Secretary David Patterson

Managing Director

Falck Rocky Mountain

Treasurer Adam Loveland

Vice President

Citywide Banks

2021 Directors

Board of Directors

The Honorable Chaz Tedesco

Commissioner, District 2/Vice-Chair

Adams County

The Honorable Bill Holen

Commissioner, District 5

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 Marsha Berzins

Council Member, Ward III

City of Aurora

The Honorable Curtis Gardner

Council Member, At-Large

City of Aurora

The Honorable Dave Gruber

Council Member, At-Larger

City of Aurora

The Honorable Allison Hiltz

Council Member, At-Large

City of Aurora

The Honorable Crystal Murillo

Council Member, Ward I

City of Aurora

Jim Twombly

City Manager

City of Aurora

Kevin Hougen

President/CEO

Aurora Chamber of Commerce

Craig Maraschky

Executive Director

Aurora Housing Authority

D. Rico Munn

Superintendent

Aurora Public Schools

Austin Akers

CEO

Bison Oil & Gas II

Joe Libkey

President & CEO

Blueprint Investment Group LLC

Dave Eddy

Colorado Site Director

The Boeing Company

Mark Mathews

Attorney

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

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

John Roble

President, Cigna Mountain States

Cigna

Adam Loveland

Vice President

Citywide Banks

Jennifer Jones Paton

President and CEO

Colorado BioScience Association

Pam Toney

President

CSU Global

Jon Lehmann

Senior Director, Government & Regulatory Affairs

Comcast

Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven

President

Community College of Aurora

Brett Ellen

Portfolio Manager

Consolidated Investment Group

Marc Cooper

President

Cooper Development Inc.

Karen McShea

Senior Vice President, Market Director

Corporex Colorado

Laci Knowles

Senior Vice President

D.A. Davidson & Co.

Brian Cain

VP Government Relations & Public Affairs

Extraction Oil & Gas Inc.

Rita Connerly

Shareholder

Fairfield and Woods, P.C.

David Patterson

Managing Director

Falck Rocky Mountain

Mike McGinnis

Co-Managing Shareholder

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Kevin Kelley

Office Managing Partner

Husch Blackwell LLP

Paul Hyde

CEO

Hyde Development LLC

Dan Green

CEO and Co-Managing Partner

JAGreen Development LLC

John Moore

SVP, West Region Business Development

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 Turner

Vice President, Public Finance Investment Banking

Piper Sandler & Co.

Steven Marshall

President & Chairman

Port Colorado

Bill Wichterman

Managing Agent

Porteos

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

Contract Consultant

UCHealth

Bruce Porter

Executive Vice President/General Manager

Weitz

Mark Witkiewicz

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