Meet Our Team


Jeffco EDC’s experienced team is ready to work with you to find the resources, expertise, and connections you need for all your opportunities in Jefferson County.

Carter Thomas
Director of Manufacturing

Carter is a native of Huntsville, Alabama. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Auburn University and is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Public Administration also...
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David Carroll
Director of Existing Industry

David focuses on Jeffco EDC’s business retention and expansion (BRE) program and is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with primary employers in Jefferson County. David has more than 20...
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Erin Acheson
Director of Member Engagement

Erin earned her degree in music performance and has worked with professional and amateur performing arts organizations for over 20 years in New York City and Denver doing administration, management,...
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Katie Swoboda
Executive Assistant

Katie Swoboda earned her degree in History from Sam Houston State University, and was previously a World History, AP US History, and German Teacher in Austin, Texas. Katie moved to...
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Leigh Seeger
Vice President of Economic Development

Leigh is responsible for the creation, implementation and management of the economic development workplan and its efforts to attract, expand and retain primary employers in Jefferson County. Her main responsibilities...
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Miriam Alvarez
Director of Membership Development

Miriam Alvarez earned her degree in Communication Studies from California State University, Long Beach. Previously, she was an event coordinator for the Belmont Shore Business Association and membership sales at...
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Tyson Noeth
Director of Leadership Jeffco

Tyson comes to us from the Nonprofit sector where he spent the previous 3+ years as the Executive Director for a local nonprofit in Golden. He is a natural “connector”...
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