Staff Bio - Sam Bailey - Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

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Sam Bailey
Vice President of Economic Development

Sam joined the Metro Denver EDC in August 2017. As vice president of economic development, Sam will manage economic development efforts and develop strategic initiatives to expand the Metro Denver region’s economic competitiveness and ability to attract leading industries and talented workers. He most recently served as president and Chief Executive Officer of the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation in Golden, where he managed a team of four staff members, led business recruitment and expansion activities, and enhanced public and private sector engagement in the community’s economic development efforts. Previously, Sam worked as a senior manager of global business development for the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. Sam holds a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Economics and Political Science from Regis University. He serves as Vice Chairman on the Board of Directors for Colorado Companies to Watch and serves as a Professional Development Mentor and Board Member of the Regis University Young Alumni Board.