Tricia Allen of ACED a Nominee for Women of the Metro North Award

DENVER, Colo. – Aug. 15, 2018 – The Metro North Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce Tricia Allen, Senior Vice President, Adams County Economic Development (ACED), as a nominee in the Woman of the Metro North category.

“We received more than one hundred nominations for this inaugural event, and we are honored to recognize Tricia Allen who is part of an incredibly talented group of women business leaders in the Metro North region,” said Gregg Moss, President and CEO of the Metro North Chamber. “We look forward to honoring these amazing women in five categories: STEAM Innovator, Champion of Diversity, Philanthropist, Millennial Leader and Woman of the Metro North. The winner of each category is a highly selective process. Tricia Allen’s nomination is a testament to her incredible success in business and this community.”

As Senior Vice President of ACED, Allen leads creates the strategic plan and leads business attraction efforts for the organizations. She is a board member of several organizations and community associations and currently serves as Chair of the Adams County Workforce Development Board.

“I’m honored to be part of this distinguished group of women who are working passionately in many capacities to enhance Metro North’s business community,” said Allen.

The winners will be announced at a cocktail reception and awards program on Thursday, August 30, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Waymire Dome at the Riverdale Regional Park and Fairgrounds (9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton, Colo.). This will be a very special evening of empowerment, celebration and honoring.

Ted Talk phenom and viral media sensation, Michelle Poler, will deliver a talk that will change people’s perception of fear and help them turn obstacles into opportunities. Attendees will also hear from two powerful female business leaders from our region (Cristal DeHerrera, Chief of Staff at DEN and Jillyan McKinney, CEO Avista Medical Center). For more information visit

About Adams County Economic Development (ACED)
ACED is a 501(c) 6 public/private, nonprofit, full-service economic development agency serving Adams County, its 10 municipalities, more than 10,100 businesses, and nearly 500,000 residents. ACED is committed to attracting and retaining primary employers by offering support in business development, workforce development, and real estate opportunities to create a pro-business community. For more information, follow us on Twitter.