Episode 083: Cecilia Harry | Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC

Episode 083: Cecilia Harry | Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC 150 150 America's Jobs Team

On This Week’s Podcast:

Carla Sones sits down with Cecilia Harry, and the two talk about how a background in psychology and social work has allowed Cecilia to have a very different perspective on economic development. She shares an experience she had early on in her career which made her realize that business decisions can make or break a community. Cecilia talks about the challenges of being a female leader in economic development and what her secret weapon is to get 20 minutes of uninterrupted time with a mentor. She has some great insights on being each other’s cheerleaders to grow and thrive; tune in now to hear more from Cecilia’s interview!

Cecilia is the Chief Economic Development Officer of the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC, the largest economic development, chamber of commerce, and business advocacy organization in southern Colorado. As Chief Economic Development Officer, Harry leads the organization’s economic development mission to attract, expand, and retain top business in Colorado Springs. She and her team develop and implement strategies that will support local businesses to improve the local economy, recruit employers, and execute workforce initiatives.

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