Clif Harald is Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council (BEC), the economic development arm of the Boulder Chamber. Clif is responsible for oversight of the BEC’s mission: to sustain Boulder’s economic vitality, and its plan of work concentrating on proactive existing business retention across Boulder’s key industries and an emphasis on supporting the city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and its startup businesses.
Clif has over 15 years of economic development leadership experience in Boulder County and the metro Denver region. He has lived in Boulder for four decades and has been part of the city’s evolution from a bedroom community of the Denver metro area to a regional employment center with the one of the highest concentrations of jobs in the nation and a startup community regarded as among the most productive in the world.
Clif has held management positions in private industry, including financial services and IT, and founded his own management consulting practice. Clif has a Master of Urban Planning degree from the University of Washington and an undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado.
Workforce Programs and Partnerships Director
Corine joined the Boulder Economic Council in 2014. She brings a background in association management and stakeholder-driven organizations, with over 13 years experience in nonprofit organization member services, event planning, marketing, research, communications, and economic development. Corine was most recently the Alliance Manager for the Public Health Alliance of Colorado, but has also worked for American Water Works Association, Metro Denver Dental Association and the Aurora EDC. She has a Masters of Public Administration from CU Denver and a Bachelor’s in Economics and Political Science from UNC-Chapel Hill.