The new CEO of the Metro Denver EDC – Reflections and expectations

  • 23 May 2017
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Brown Palace 321 17th St.

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Please join us in welcoming the new CEO of the Metro Denver EDC – JJ Ament. We look forward to hearing JJ’s perspective on the current development in Denver and the region as well as his expectations for the region’s priorities going forward. Denver’s growth has been unprecedented and JJ’s predecessor Tom Clark became synonymous with economic development success in the region. JJ will bring his own background and strategy to this very important position and we are excited to hear about it directly from him. As Tom and the EDC have long been friends to City Club, let’s give JJ a warm introduction to City Club - Denver’s longstanding civic forum.

PLEASE NOTE: This is the last luncheon of the program year and serves as the Annual Meeting of the Club. Please join us to conduct a brief official meeting before we adjourn until September. Thank you.



About JJ Ament: J. J. Ament is the Chief Executive Officer of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation. With experience in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, J. J. brings a unique combination of expertise to the role. In his career, J. J. has worked in business and investment banking including financial transactions for the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, Denver Public Schools, Denver International Airport, and several states across the U.S. Since 2011, J. J. was a member of the Colorado Economic Development Commission, where he weighed in on state economic development incentives, grants, and tax credits. His appointment as chair of the Commission in 2016 reinforced his ability to collaborate with every corner of the state. J. J. holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Colorado Boulder; and a Series 7/ Series 53/Series 63/Series 79 from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

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