We’re Hiring! Startup Community Director

The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is seeking a Startup Community Director to lead an exciting new initiative to promote entrepreneurial growth in Chaffee County. Startup support is central to our strategy for economic recovery, resilience to future disruptions, the creation of greater wage diversity, and economic diversification. This plan, which operates publicly under […]

EDC, Pax8 to Bring Remote Job Opportunities to Chaffee County Residents

The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (Chaffee County EDC) today announced a new initiative with Pax8, a cloud technology company based in Denver, Colorado, aimed at hiring residents within rural Colorado. The program will further the Pax8 vision to expand remote rural hiring efforts and raise the county Area Median Income (AMI).   The partnership […]

Meet ‘Em Before They’re Famous! – Chaffee County EDC Launches Central Mountain Entrepreneurs Initiative

The Chaffee County EDC, in collaboration with the Central Mountain SBDC, was proud to support the recent launch party for the new Central Mountain Entrepreneurs network. The event, hosted by Chuck Sullivan of The Wright and featuring a performance from local artist Coleman Smith of Rapidgrass, spotlighted local startups and investors. It was the latest […]

Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation Announces New Executive Director

CHAFFEE COUNTY, Colo. – The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC), founded in 2007, today announced a new chapter in the organization’s mission of supporting economic development and vitality in Chaffee County with the announcement of its next Executive Director. The organization has appointed Jake Rishavy as the new Executive Director, effective July 1, 2021. […]

Chaffee County EDC Founder Announces Retirement

Wendell Pryor, founding executive director of Chaffee County Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC), will retire June 30 after serving 12 years with the organization, promoting business development in the county. Read the full story at the Mountain Mail here: https://www.themountainmail.com/news/article_ef8c68d0-b9df-11eb-9eeb-a3f602d2e6b9.html  

County Profile Brochure

The County Profile Brochure is available. The brochure highlights Chaffee County’s sense of place and reasons why one would want to locate business here. Find it in local Chamber of Commerce sites, businesses, city and county buildings and visitor centers, or contact the CCEDC directly to request copies. To view a pdf version of the […]

Looking for more information about our broadband initiative?

Are you happy with your current Internet access? There are options in Chaffee County! Our team has been successful in attracting new Internet Provider options in the county. But, before you call a provider… Check out How to Choose an ISP for Your Small Business to figure out what you actually need, and create a […]