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ACED offers its investors numerous opportunities to shape economic development efforts in Adams County.  If interested in learning more or participating, contact Deb Durand at

ACED Aerospace & Aviation Roundtable
Co-Chairs: Rita Connerly (Fairfield and Woods) and Dave Ruppel (Front Range Airport)
Direction: Networking and information about the aerospace & aviation industry that is of particular interest to Adams County, including Front Range Airport and Spaceport Colorado.

ACED Business Policy Strikeforce
Co-Chairs: Preston Gibson (Xcel Energy) and Josh Liss (IREA)
Direction: This ad hoc committee monitors and advocates for good local and state public policy that fosters a healthy business climate and strong economy.

ACED Business Retention/Expansion Roundtable
Chair: Glenn Plagens (SBDC)
Direction: Monitor Adams County business activity and health through onsite visits and surveys that identify actionable opportunities for enhancing business success.

ACED Investor Relations Roundtable
Co-Chairs: Dale Algrim (Colorado Business Bank) and Brett Nathan (G2 Solutions)
Direction: Retain existing ACED private sector members and recruit new private sector members to ensure a strong public/private partnership. Ensure the greatest possible value of ACED membership by: Creating business-to-business networking opportunities (ACED Member to ACED Member and ACED Members to Adams County Primary Employers), providing relevant and useful member services and information, and offering member events with interesting and timely speakers and topics.

ACED Infrastructure Rountable
Co-Chairs:  Jeff Kullman (Atkins) and Caryn Becker (Tetra Tech)
Direction: Provide an active partnering relationship with existing groups and organizations focused on various infrastructure and transportation improvements, and advance key corridors that also need significant improvements.

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