Staff

Our highly experienced staff is here to work with your company on your site selection process. Our team provides a host of site selection services and connections for doing business in the region.

J. J. Ament

CEO, Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation

J. J. Ament is the Chief Executive Officer of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, the largest privately funded and governed economic development organization in Colorado. With experience in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, J. J.

303.620.8034

Amy Guttmann

Director, Marketing & Brand Strategy

Amy Guttmann is a creative director, brand storyteller and strategic communications expert with nearly 20 years of experience leading integrated campaigns.

303.620.8106

Vicky Lea

Director, Aerospace & Aviation Industry

Vicky joined the Metro Denver EDC in March 2009. She supports the region’s aviation and aerospace industries, and manages the Colorado Space Coalition and the Metro Denver Aviation Coalition. Vicky was previously Aerospace Industry Coordinator with the Metro Denver WIRED Initiative, a U.S.

303.620.8083

Chelsea Goodmen

Economic Development Manager

Chelsea joined the Metro Denver EDC in January 2016 after two years in the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Public Affairs department.

303.620.8063

Zach Katz

Graphic Design and Content Manager

Zach Katz joined the Metro Denver EDC in August 2019, as the Graphic Design and Content Manager. He supports the organization’s brand development and national marketing efforts. Beyond promoting Metro Denver, he also works to market the region’s nine key industry clusters.

303.620.8087

Daryl Vitali

Executive Assistant

Daryl joined the Metro Denver EDC in January 2016. As executive assistant to the CEO, she provides support to the executive team by managing schedules and coordinating meetings, as well as assisting the Metro Denver EDC staff with events and special projects.

303.620.8034