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Sadie Colcord

Business Associate, Partnerships
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Sadie Colcord provides support with the development of strategies for growing local business communities and often works directly with businesses alongside local officials and staff, ensuring that municipalities and regions statewide are poised for sustainable economic growth. She utilizes her experience working within local government as well as private economic development organizations to advise communities statewide on the best approach to local and regional economic development work.

Ms. Colcord has worked for the Town of Windsor Department of Economic Development, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the Connecticut Main Street Center, and the New Haven Town Green Special Services District. She holds a master’s in public administration and bachelor’s in economics – both from the University of Connecticut. She has been a presenter for the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, and is a regular speaker at workshops and events related to municipal economic development statewide. Ms. Colcord has also been a judge for the International Economic Development Council’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards. She is on the board of the Connecticut Economic Development Association (CEDAS) and the Town of Manchester Sustainability Task Force, a member of the International Economic Development Council, and a graduate of Leadership Greater Hartford’s Quest program.

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