Kristin Sullivan tabbed for economic development post

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BRIGHTON — Adams County’s planning manager for the past four years will now lead up the county’s efforts regarding economic development.

Deputy County Manager Ray Gonzales announced Wednesday, April 9, that Kristin Sullivan has been selected to serve as the county’s new economic development manager.

Sullivan was hired by Adams County in 2010 as the planning manager for the Planning & Development Department. In addition to being named Adams County Employee of the Month in June 2011, Sullivan also has worked as case manager for the county’s handling of the Front Range Pipeline application and many other major projects.

“Kristin is an insightful leader with a track record of accomplishment and success. I am thrilled to have her serve in this new role,” Gonzales said in a news release.

Prior to her work at the county, Sullivan served as Northglenn’s economic development coordinator. She has a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Colorado Denver and a bachelor’s degree in geography from Colgate University in New York.

She began her first day in her new role as economic development manager April 14.