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: Mr. Jacob Beydler, Bank of Colorado
President: Mr. Heath Stencel, Longmeadow Game Resort & Event Center
Vice President: Ms. Shelly Griffith, Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center
Treasurer: Mr. John Sneed, FMS Bank
Mr. Ed Churchwell, AC Ice Co.
Mr. Travis Lefever, Buildings by Design
Ms. Shelly Griffith, Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center
Mr. John Sneed, FMS Bank
Mr. David Merriam, Leprino Foods
Mr. Heath Stencel, Longmeadow Game Resort & Event Center
Mr. Jacob Beydler, Bank of Colorado
Dr. Kevin Zachary, Colorado Plains Medical Center
Mr. Gerry Lyne, Pawnee Station - Xcel Energy
Mr. Jim Zwetzig, Morgan County
Mr. Rick Keuroglian, City of Brush
Ms. Sarah Crosthwaite, City of Fort Morgan
Mr. Tom Acre, Town of Wiggins
Dr. Curt Freed, Morgan Community College
Ms. Donna Shaver, Fort Morgan Area Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Merle Rhoades, Small Business Development Center
Mr. Wes Cable, Brush Area Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Kent Pflager, Morgan County Quality Water
Mr. David Frick, Morgan County REA
Ms. Lynn Golemboski, Town of Hillrose