The Morgan County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)6 corporation whose activities to promote Morgan County are strongly endorsed by both public and private entities. There are thirteen voting members on the board of directors representing various business sectors and communities. To promote Morgan County by serving as the primary coordinator of information and resources for new and expanding businesses to optimize the activities of economic and community development for the enrichment of its businesses and residents.
The MCEDC Board believes in balancing efforts to assist with the expansion of existing businesses and attracting growth for new businesses. MCEDC performs several services to promote this concept:
Community Information and Demographics
Sources of Financing
Business Forums and Seminars
Facilitation and Strategic Planning
Grant Support for Public Entities
Community-Based Economic Roundtables
Precision Marketing Program – Customized Research: Marketing Lists, Business Profiles, Competitor Reports, Industry Trends, Customer Profiles through computer mapping, and geographic analysis.
Revolving Loan Fund: Low interest, small increment loans given to small businesses creating or retaining jobs in Morgan County.
Economic Impact Studies: Analysis of the economic benefits, public revenues and public costs for new or expanding businesses when requesting local or state incentives
Morgan County, perfectly located. The gateway between the plains and the Rockies. We have attractive cities, small and large businesses, industry, higher education opportunities, advanced health care, several amenities, and most importantly, residents that take pride in their community.
Kristin joined MCEDC in January of 2020. As the new Executive Director of Morgan County Economic Development Corporation. Kristin brings over 15 years of experience in real estate appraisals, management, business development, and design & merchandising.
As a native of Northeastern Colorado Kristin has a respect and appreciation for rural communities and what they provide not only to the economy but the quality of life they provide to their residents. "My goal is to promote Morgan County so that the economic well-being and overall quality of life of our community are improved and sustained for the future while maintaining the integrity of Morgan County and what it was established on."
Kristin is excited to represent the Morgan County Economic Development Corporation as a liaison between local businesses and organizations as well as promote, support, and attract new businesses for the development of Morgan County.
Board of Directors
Past President: Ms. Shelly Griffith, Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center
President: Mr. John Sneed, FMS Bank
Vice President: Mr. Travis Lefever, Buildings by Design
Treasurer: Mr. David Merriam, Leprino Foods
Ms. Donna Shaver, O'Neil & Co.
Mr. Kris Musgrave, Stagecoach Meat Co.
Ms. Selia Perez, Cargill
Mr. Andrew Holder, Xcel Energy
Mr. Michael Blecha, Kinnon Entertainment
Mr. Jon Becker, Morgan County
Mr. Tyler Purvis, City of Brush
Mrs. Sandy Engle, City of Fort Morgan
Mr. Tom Acre, Town of Wiggins
Ms. Carrie Ankrom, Brush Area Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Lindsey Bruntz, Fort Morgan Area Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Kent Pflager, Morgan County Quality Water
Mr. Rob Baranowski, Morgan County REA
Dr. Merle Rhoades, Small Business Development Center