Episode 6

Published on:

22nd Feb 2021

Breaking Down Barriers: Jessica Erickson

Join us as we discuss ecosystem building and breaking down barriers with Jessica Erickson, President and CEO of the Longmont Economic Development Partnership, and get insights into the partnership's approach to building an economic ecosystem that champions businesses and their owners. Longmont, Colorado, is a community of 98,000 on the edge of metro Denver and was named the #1 boomtown in the U.S. by smartasset.com.

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About the Podcast

Breaking Down Barriers
A Podcast About Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development
This podcast explores the opportunity to build wealth in local, regional, and national economies through entrepreneurship-led economic development. Episodes feature changemakers with innovative approaches to empowering people to start businesses that create wealth for their families and improve outcomes for their communities. Conversations highlight work being done in communities across the US to break down barriers to entrepreneurial opportunity in underserved and underrepresented communities. In this series, we share authentic stories about the impact that entrepreneurship-led economic development has on the local economy and connect a global network of passionate economic developers. Find out more at economicimpactcatalyst.com/impact