Colorado Sector Partnership Directory

A sector partnership is an industry-specific regional partnership led by business in partnership with economic development, education, and workforce development.


Advanced Manufacturing

CAMA South

Contact Us: pchoate@choatech.com
Web: coloradomanufacturing.org/cama-south/
Industry Focus: Manufacturing
Economic Region: 4
Business Chair(s)

  • Dave Jeffrey, JPM Manufacturing, Chair
  • Chris Fagnant, Qualtek Manufacturing, Vice-Chair

Convener(s):

  • Paul Choate, Choate Technical Services

CAMA West - Mesa Manufacturing Sector Partnership

Contact Us: curtis.englehart@mesacounty.us
Web: coloradomanufacturing.org/cama-west/
Industry Focus: Manufacturing
Economic Region: 10
Business Chair(s): Andrew Golike, Coorstek
Convener(s):

  • Curtis Englehart, Mesa Workforce
  • Hollie Van Roosendaal, Mesa Workforce JOBS Prgm
  • CJ Rhyne, Chamber
  • Dennis Bailey-Fougnier, Western Community College

CAMA Metro - Manufacturing Sector Partnership

Contact Us:
Web: http://coloradomanufacturing.org/denver-metro/
Industry Focus: Manufacturing
Economic Region: 3
Business Chair(s):

  • Laura Roybal, Terumo
  • Kim Hagel, REO
  • Frank Gonzales, Geotech
  • Grady Cope, Reata Engineering

Convener(s):

  • Daron Linton, CAMA
  • Workforce Centers - Denver, Jeffco, Boulder
  • ACEC

NOCO Manufacturing Partnership

Contact Us: NoCoMfg@gmail.com
Web: www.nocomfg.com
Industry Focus: Manufacturing
Economic Region: 2
Business Chair(s):

  • Heidi Hostetter, Fauston Tool
  • Paul Harter, AquaHot
  • Mina Cox, Speciality Products

Convener(s):

  • George Newman, Front Range Community College
  • Adam Crowe, Larimer County Economic Development
  • Stacy Johnson, Town of Windsor 

Northeastern Colorado Manufacturing Sector Partnership

Industry Focus: Manufacturing
Economic Region: 1
Business Chair(s):

  • Barry Walter, Jr., Barry Walter Sr Company
  • Julia Lambert, Leprino Foods
  • Erik Triblehorn, Agi-Inject

Convener(s):

  • Elinor Brown, Morgan Community College
  • Janine Groves, Yuma Workforce
  • Josh Gibbs, Fort Morgan Workforce 

Southern Colorado Manufacturing Partnership

Contact Us: steven.chorak@state.co.us
Industry Focus: Manufacturing
Economic Region: 7
Business Chair(s):

  • Ron Francis, pewag Traction Chain
  • Ambarish Dave, JM Eagle

Convener(s):

  • Steve Chorak, Pueblo Workforce Center
  • Amanda Corum, Pueblo Community College 

Southeast Colorado Manufacturing Sector Partnership

Contact Us: 719-241-4992, dberg@oterogov.org
Industry Focus: Manufacturing
Economic Region: 6
Business Chair(s): Brian Burney, Oliver Manufacturing
Convener(s):

  • Danelle Berg, La Junta Economic Dev
  • Ray Martinez, Workforce 

 


Healthcare

Colorado Springs Health Sector Partnership

Contact Us:
Industry Focus: Healthcare
Economic Region: 4
Business Chair(s)

  • Gail Decker, Penrose St. Francis
  • Barb VerCande, Peak Vista
  • Greg Raymond, Children’s Hospital
  • Troy Stubbings, Kaiser Permanente

Convener(s):

  • Traci Marques, Pikes Peak Workforce Center
  • Tammy Fields, Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp 

Greater Metro Denver Healthcare Partnership (GMDHP)

Contact Us: 720-471-6841 or healthcare@arapahoegov.com
Web: healthcaredenver.com
Industry Focus: Health & Wellness
Economic Region: 3
Business Chair(s):

  • Mary Riebe, Kaiser

Convener(s):

  • Jeana Capel-Jones, CUWA
  • Judy Emery, CUWA
  • Kelly Folks, AD Works
  • Kevin Hougen, Aurora Chamber of Commerce 

Region 5 Health & Wellness Partnership

Contact Us: melody.bolton@state.co.us
Industry Focus: Health & Wellness
Economic Region: 5
Business Chair(s):

  • TBD, Lincoln Community Hospital
  • Carrie Rico, Keefe Memorial Hospital

Convener(s): Melody Bolton, Limon Workforce Center

Mesa County Health Care Sector Partnership

Contact Us: curtis.englehart@mesacounty.us
Industry Focus: Health & Wellness
Economic Region: 10
Business Chair(s): Dr Brian Davidson, St Mary’s Hospital
Convener(s):

  • Hollie Van Roosendaal, Mesa Workforce JOBS program
  • Robin Brown, Grand Junction Economic Partnership
  • Mike Stahl, Hilltop Community Resources 

NOCO Health Sector Partnership

Contact Us: NocoHealthSector@gmail.com
Web: nocohealthsector.org
Industry Focus: Health & Wellness
Economic Region: 2
Business Chair(s):

  • Jonas McKinley, UCHealth
  • Yvonne Myers, Columbine Health

Convener(s):

  • Lynn Vosler, FRCC
  • Jacob Castillo, ED
  • Ann Hutchison, Chamber

San Luis Valley Health and Wellness Partnership

Contact Us: (719) 587-2509, hbrooks@ci.alamosa.co.us
Industry Focus: Health & Wellness
Economic Region: 8
Business Chair(s):

  • Mandy Crockett, SLV Health
  • Kelly Gallegos, Conejos County Hospital

Convener(s):

  • Heather Brooks, City Mgr Alamosa
  • Dr. Carmen Simone, Trinidad Jr. College

Upper Arkansas Healthcare Sector Partnership

Contact Us: ccEconDevC@gmail.com
Industry Focus: Health & Wellness
Economic Region: 13
Business Chair(s):

  • Sheri Trahern, St Thomas More Hospital
  • Louse Delgado, Solvista Health
  • Jon Fritz, Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center

Convener(s):

  • Judy Lohnes , Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments
  • Wendell Pryor, Chaffee Public Health
  • Andrea Carlstrom, Chaffee County Public Health
  • Charles Bogle, Custer Eco Dev

Southwest Colorado Healthcare Partnership

Contact Us: kathleen.mcinnis@swcahec.org
Industry Focus: Health & Wellness
Economic Region: 9
Business Chair(s):

  • Liane Jollon, San Juan Basin Pub Health
  • Lesley Reeder, The Steadman Group
  • Cathy Roberts, Mercy Reg Medical Ctr

Convener(s):

  • Kathleen Mclnnis, Southwest Colorado AHEC
  • Russelyn Connor, Southwest Colorado AHEC
  • Laura Lewis, Economic Development
  • Chloe Wiebe, Workforce

Southeastern Colorado Healthcare Sector Partnership

Contact Us: 719-241-4992, dberg@oterogov.org
Industry Focus: Health & Wellness
Economic Region: 6
Business Chair(s):

  • Jeannie Larsen, Southeast Health Group
  • Kelsey Brundage , Ark Valley Reg Hospital

Convener(s):

  • Danelle Berg, La Junta Economic Dev
  • Lauren Jones, Workforce

Southern Colorado Healthcare Sector Partnership

Contact Us: lindas.johnson@state.co.us
Industry Focus: Health & Wellness
Economic Region: 7
Business Chair(s):

  • Cara Dasher, CMHIP
  • Darrin Smith, Parkview Hospital
  • Brian Moore, St Mary Corwin

Convener(s):

  • Linda Johnson, Workforce
  • Mary Chavez, Pueblo Community College

 


Tech

Denver Metro Tech Partnership (DMTP)

Contact Us: kelly@coloradotechnology.org
Industry Focus: IT
Economic Region: 3
Business Chair(s):

  • Heather Terenzio, Techtonic
  • Monica Lang, Zayo

Convener(s):

  • Kelly Underell, Colorado Technology Association
  • Sarah Bennett, Denver Office of Economic Development

Upper Arkansas Technology Sector Partnership

Contact Us: David.bradley.rowland@gmail.comerstevens@canoncity.org
Web: techstart.fremontedc.com
Industry Focus: IT
Economic Region: 13
Business Chair(s): Brad Rowland, FSLogix
Convener(s): Ryan Stevens, Canon City EDC


Other Industries

Denver Metro Construction Sector Partnership

Contact Us: james.roina@denvergov.org
Industry Focus: Infrastructure Engineering
Economic Region: 3
Business Chair(s):

  • Norm Holden, Baker Concrete
  • Jeff Anker, Saunders

Convener(s):

  • James Roina, Denver Workforce
  • Michael Smith, Colorado Homebuilding Academy
  • Jim Moody, Colorado Construction Association
  • Katrina Wert, Community College of Denver
  • Bryan Cook, Associated General Contractors

Greater Denver Tree Care (Arborist)

Contact Us: borrick@tcia.org
Industry Focus: Energy & Natural Resources
Economic Region: 3
Business Chair(s):

  • Kevin Marks, Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Joshua Morin, Taddiken

Convener(s): Brigitte Orrick, Tree Care Association

Metro Denver Retail Sector Partnership

Contact Us: dana.williams@denvergov.org
Industry Focus: Retail
Economic Region: 3
Business Chair(s): Tina Castro, IKEA
Convener(s):

  • Dana Williams, Denver OED
  • Yohannes Mengistu, Denver OED
  • Shonta Trotman, Denver OED

San Luis Valley Value-Added Ag

Contact Us: zenabuser@adams.edu
Industry Focus: Food and Agriculture
Economic Region: 8
Business Chair(s):

  • Karla Shriver, Mountain Farms
  • Trudi Kretsinger, Kretsinger's Beef

Convener(s):

  • Zena Buser, Adams State University
  • Randy Wright, Alamosa City Eco Dev

Upper Arkansas Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Partnership

Contact Us: ccEconDevC@gmail.com
Industry Focus: Tourism & Outdoor Recreation
Economic Region: 13
Business Chair(s):

  • Peggy Gair, Royal Gorge
  • David Blazer, Trailhead
  • Monty Holmes, Captain Zipline

Convener(s):

  • Judy Lohnes, Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments
  • Wendell Pryor, Chaffee Eco Dev
  • Charles Bogle, Custer Eco Dev