Business View Civil and Municipal | Volume 3, Issue 3

73 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 3, ISSUE 3 COLORADO Office of Economic Develop and International Trade (O WORKING TOGETHER ON A POSITIVE PAT thrives. The agency consists of 14 divisions and offices that support various industries, regions, and sectors. The joint mission of these offices and divisions is to achieve and sustain a healthy economy that works for everyone and protect what makes Colorado the best state in the country to live, work, start a business, raise a family, and retire. Business View spoke with Jeff Kraft, deputy director, of OEDIT, about the current economic landscape in Colorado, programs the agency has initiated, and the outlook for the future. T he Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) works with statewide partners to create a positive business climate that encourages dynamic economic development and sustainable job growth. OEDIT’s purpose is to advance Colorado’s economy through financial and technical programs under the leadership of the Governor and the department’s Executive Director. The OEDIT team works hard to grow a resilient economy where everyone not only gets by but