About the Executive Committee
Consisting of investors representing a cross-section of the region's industries, the Executive Committee oversees Metro Denver EDC's budget and designs the work plan to guide strategic goals to improve and expand the region's businesses and workforce including influence legislative policy. Members of the Executive Committee meet once per month and many members lead other committees and special task forces.
Leadership - Jerome Davis and Carla Dore, Co-Chairs
Jerome Davis, regional vice president of Colorado for Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel Energy Company, was appointed in August 2016 to a two-year term as a co-chair of the Metro Denver Executive Committee.
In his role at Xcel Energy, Davis has executive leadership responsibility for local government affairs in 165 communities throughout Colorado and also provides strategic leadership for the company’s community relations and economic development activities in the jurisdictions.
Davis has long been active in the community and is currently a board member of VISIT DENVER, the Colorado Health Foundation, the Aurora Economic Development Council, and the Denver Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy. He is a graduate of the Leadership Programs for both the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Aurora Chamber of Commerce.
Carla Dore, president and CEO of Workplace Resource, a Herman Miller Certified Dealer, was appointed to a two-year term as a co-chair of the Metro Denver EDC’s Board of Governors in August 2015.
Dore began her career with Workplace Resource, one of Colorado’s largest office furniture dealers, in 1990 and has held a variety of positions including Vice President of Sales and Marketing, eventually becoming President in 2002. In 2011, she purchased the organization from Herman Miller Inc., at which time she applied for and received her Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Certification and Woman Owned Small Business Certification.
Dore is extensively involved in Colorado community organizations. She is a past board chair of The Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center and is currently active in Denver Kids Inc., the College of Health and Human Sciences at Colorado State University, and the Good Samaritan Medical Center Foundation.