About Us

Denver Economic Development & Opportunity

Our Mission

Denver Economic Development & Opportunity is leading an inclusive and innovative economy for all Denver residents and businesses by supporting local and global business development, workforce development programs, and stabilization efforts in diverse neighborhoods.

 

Executive Team

Eric Hiraga, Executive Director - Biography(PDF, 135KB)

Deborah Cameron, Chief Business Officer

Adrina Gibson, Director, Division of Small Business Opportunity - Biography(PDF, 319KB)

Seneca Holmes, Director, Neighborhood Equity & Stabilization

Matthew Karnes, Chief Financial Officer

Jen Morris, Chief of Staff - Biography(PDF, 185KB) 

Locations

Main Offices
Denver Post Building
101 W. Colfax Ave. - Suite 850
Denver, CO 80202

Regular Office Hours
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Currently, most functions are virtual and visitors can only be accommodated with an appointment.

Main Phone Line & Email
720-913-1999 | dedo@denvergov.org 

Workforce Centers
Currently closed due to COVID-19. Call 720-337-9675 (WORK) for help accessing services virtually. 

  • Montbello Workforce Center - 4685 Peoria St., Suite 251, 80239
    Montbello is accepting in-person visit by appointment only
  • Denver International (DEN) Airport - Main Terminal, 5th Floor, 80249 
  • Westside Workforce Center - 1200 Federal, 1st Floor, 80204 

City and County of Denver Contact Center
311 or denvergov.org/311

Please refer to the "Get Help by Topic" section below to contact the appropriate program staff. 

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please contact our Communications & Marketing team:

Chelsea Rosty | Director of Communications & Marketing
chelsea.rosty@denvergov.org
970-250-2189

Leesly Leon
leesly.leon@denvergov.org
303-478-2387

Susan Liehe
susan.liehe@denvergov.org
720-480-3481

Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) Requests

As an agency of the City and County of Denver, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) will make public records available in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Colorado Open Records Act (“CORA”), Colorado Revised Statutes §24-72-201, et seq.  

DEDO follows the City and County of Denver’s CORA Fee Policy found here: denvergov.org/cora. To pay for the cost of processing a CORA request, the agency custodian may charge for the time spent to research and respond to records requests under CORA. Following the Colorado Revised Statutes C.R.S. §24-72-205(6), agency custodians may charge $33 per hour for researching, retrieving and reviewing records. There is no charge for the first hour of research, retrieval and review of records.

DEDO guardian of records: Chelsea Rosty - Communications & Marketing Director

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