Laura Lewis Marchino, Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado executive director, has been elected chair of the Economic Development Council of Colorado board of directors.
Marchino, who has served on the EDCC board since 2015, was approved at the December meeting. The EDCC is a statewide association that works to strengthen Colorado’s economy through the training of economic development professionals, local and state leaders and advocating public policies that enhance economic opportunity.
Marchino has worked in economic and community development since 2000, has a BA in journalism and mass communications, a master’s in business administration and is a certified economic developer. She serves on numerous boards of directors, including the National Association of Development Organizations since 2009.
The EDCC board of directors is made up of members and officers that represent communities across state, state agencies and private sector economic development stakeholders.
The Economic Development Council of Colorado has been promoting effective, responsible economic development practices across Colorado since 1976. For more information, visit www.edcconline.org.