Board & Staff

Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors

Ingrid Richter,

Antonio Rosendo,
Vice Chair

Carrie Bartow,

Aaron Briggs

Jordan Empey

Jeff Finn


Stella Hodgkins

Chris Lieber

David Lux

Darcy Nicklasson

Downtown Development Authority Staff

The work of the DDA is made possible through a contract for services with the Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership. For more information on Downtown Partnership and its family of organizations, visit our companion website.

Susan Edmondson,
President & CEO

Laurel Prud’homme,
Vice President of Communications

Claire Swinford,
Executive Director, Downtown Ventures

Chelsea Gondeck,
Director of Planning & Mobility


Jan Branham,
Administrative & Member Relations Manager

Ana Valdez,
Finance Officer

Tim Archer,
Public Space Manager

Katy Hartshorn,
Marketing Specialist