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 - John Moore and Tim Padilla, Co-Chairs

John Moore
Senior Vice President, Regional Director of Business Development
JE Dunn Construction

John Moore Headshot

John Moore is a Senior Vice President for, and serves as the JE Dunn Construction Company’s Regional Director of Business Development. Moore was appointed in September 2018 to a two-year term as a co-chair of the Metro Denver Executive Committee. 

In his role at JE Dunn, Moore oversees business development activities in JE Dunn’s West Region with offices in Denver, Portland, Phoenix, and Colorado Springs. Moore joined JE Dunn in March 2017 after spending virtually his entire career at Martin/Martin, Inc., a Colorado based civil and structural engineering firm. 

Moore is a member of many organizations, EDC’s and chambers and today holds several executive committee positions. A Colorado native, he received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University and is a registered engineer in the state of Colorado.


Tim Padilla
Market Executive, Commercial Banking, Mountain Region
Wells Fargo

Tim Padilla

Tim Padilla is the Market Executive for Metro Denver Commercial Banking. Padilla was appointed to a two-year term as a co-chair of the Metro Denver EDC’s Executive Committee in September 2019. 

Padilla leads a team of managers and Relationship Managers that work directly with businesses with revenues of $5M to greater than $1B. Prior to his current role he managed Colorado and Wyoming as a Division Manager where he led a team of over 150 Business Banking team members. He also managed 5 states in the Great Lakes Region (MN, WI, MI, IN and OH) as a Division Manager where he led a team of over 200 Business Banking team members. Other prior roles include managing a team of approximately 75 Business Banking Development Officers and managers for a 15 state area, Area Business Banking manager for much of suburban Denver, CO Metro, where he led a team of more than 50 Business Banking professionals. Among the products and services Padilla and his teams provide are depository accounts, loans and lines of credit including complex credits, treasury/cash management and other financial products. 

Padilla has been in the financial services industry for 37 years, the last 32 with Wells Fargo Commercial Banking Division. His experience also includes the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for five years.  During his time with the FDIC, he traveled extensively throughout the United States reviewing loan portfolios. Padilla joined United Banks of Colorado (a Wells Fargo predecessor) in 1987.

Padilla is a Colorado native being born and raised in Pueblo, CO.  He received his degree in finance and economics from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO. 

Padilla is actively involved in the community.  He serves as Treasurer on the Executive Board of Directors for the Denver South Economic Development Partnership. He serves as a board member for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee Board. He is past Chairman of the Board for the Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  He is past Chairman the Board for the Hispanic Chamber Education Foundation. He is a past board member for the Aurora Economic Development Council and a past board member of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. He also is the past president of the South Denver Optimist Club.