Adams County Regional Economic Partnership hires new leader

WESTMINSTER — Lisa Hough is the new CEO of the Adams County Regional Economic Partnership.

No stranger to Front Range economic development efforts, Hough was most recently the director of strategic initiatives at the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.

Lisa Hough. Courtesy Adams County Regional Economic Partnership

“What makes economic development different in Colorado is our commitment to collaboration —  and Lisa Hough is a gifted executive who can bring businesses and people together for the betterment of our region and state. We will miss her day-to-day contributions in our office but are very excited that a key partner has gained such a valuable leader,” Metro Denver EDC CEO J.J. Ament said in a prepared statement.

Hough — a founding member of the Adams County Foundation, a former board member of the Butterfly Pavilion, an advisory board member of the University of Colorado Denver’s Global Energy Management Program, and co-chair of the Energy Subcommittee of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade’s Advanced Industries Grant Committee — starts her new role May 5. 

“I’m thrilled to lead AC-REP’s bold strategic plan for the metro north region, the area I’ve called home for many years. Together with our public- and private-sector partners, we will champion the region as the best place for businesses to thrive, for residents to find outstanding careers, and for new companies to establish their Colorado roots,” Hough said in a statement. “Many thanks to the AC-REP Board for its confidence in my leadership. I look forward to building new relationships while strengthening my existing network in the Adams County region.”

WESTMINSTER — Lisa Hough is the new CEO of the Adams County Regional Economic Partnership.

No stranger to Front Range economic development efforts, Hough was most recently the director of strategic initiatives at the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.

Lisa Hough. Courtesy Adams County Regional Economic Partnership

“What makes economic development different in Colorado is our commitment to collaboration —  and Lisa Hough is a gifted executive who can bring businesses and people together for the betterment of our region and state. We will miss her day-to-day contributions in our office but are very excited that a key partner has gained such a valuable leader,” Metro Denver EDC CEO J.J. Ament said in a prepared statement.

Hough — a founding member of the Adams County Foundation, a former board member of the Butterfly Pavilion, an advisory board member of the University of Colorado Denver’s Global Energy Management Program, and co-chair of the Energy Subcommittee of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade’s Advanced Industries Grant Committee — starts her new role May 5. 

“I’m thrilled to lead AC-REP’s bold strategic plan for the metro north region, the area I’ve called home for many years. Together with our public- and private-sector partners, we will champion the region as the best place for businesses to thrive, for residents to find outstanding careers, and for new companies to establish their Colorado roots,” Hough said in…