Cameron joins the Denver Office of Economic Development

Deborah Cameron

Deborah Cameron joined the Denver Office of Economic Development in the new chief business development officer position.

Cameron will lead the OED’s business attraction and retention efforts, directing efforts across the business development, global business, and workforce development teams. She will oversee a group of approximately 40 staff focused on growing and sustaining Denver businesses.

This role supports a recent organizational realignment, designed to improve and maximize the city’s investments in business retention, expansion and workforce development.

Cameron is an economic development professional with nearly 20 years of experience working at the state, regional, utility and local level. Prior to joining the organization, she built and marketed the aerospace cluster in South Carolina for the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, led business attraction efforts for the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, retained and attracted businesses for the Tennessee Valley Authority, and increased economic development in rural distressed areas of east Tennessee for the Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority. Cameron began her economic development career with the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.

She holds a Master of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University and an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Edited by the Colorado Real Estate Journal staff.