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Barry Luginbill
Cristos Coffee/ Me Biosciences 

As the Chair of the Erie Economic Development Council, Barry Luginbill brings a wealth of experience from his diverse career, including his current roles as the owner of Cristos Coffee and the Vice President of Product Development at Me Biosciences. Formerly the Global Operations Manager at Veris Flow Measurement Group, Barry holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business and is a member of the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business Administration. A graduate of the 2019 Leadership Program of the Rockies and a long-time resident of the area since 1993, Barry is deeply committed to fostering sustainable growth and community engagement in Erie. His unique blend of entrepreneurial spirit and corporate expertise makes him a visionary leader in promoting balanced economic development in the region.

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Todd Zurcher
Vice Chair
New Door Group, Compass

Todd Zurcher has been an Erie resident since 2016 with his wife Lori, daughter Tina and son Jamison as well as their two beautiful black labs Duke and Duchess. He's an avid outdoorsman who enjoys climbing 14’ers, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, and skiing. He currently works as a realtor as part of the New Door Group with Compass.

Todd is excited to join the Erie Economic Development Council where he will bring great value with his extensive experience in both commercial and residential development & construction. 


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Victoria Meyer

Victoria Meyer was born and raised in Boulder and moved over seas after college to pursue real estate development and restaurants with her husband. Victoria has been an Erie resident since 2019 when she and her husband built the Coal Park Building home to many beloved businesses including her own, Piripi Restaurant. Victoria, her husband and two children adore Erie and are passionate about making Erie a successful place for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Victoria is very involved in the Downtown / Old Town of Erie and an advocate for the continuedsupport of businesses in Downtown / Old Town.

Shannon Dodge
SCD Architecture 

Shannon Dodge, owner of SCD Architecture, is an Erie resident and Secretary of the EEDC. Shannon has over 18 years of experience in residential and commercial architecture and is known for closely collaborating with clients throughout their design process. Shannon is passionate about developing relationships with other business owners. She finds herself most fulfilled when she is able to connect people to one another to help promote other's successes. She is excited to be a part of the EEDC and is looking forward to helping bring expanded awareness and new investors to the already dynamic organization.


Lindsay Watne
Lottie Lane
Lindsay Watne is the owner of Lottie Lane, a home decor and gift boutique located in downtown Erie. Lindsay spent the last 14 years as a top-producing real estate agent in Colorado and decided to follow her dreams of opening up her own shop. Lindsay graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in real estate and finance. Lindsay grew up not too far from Erie in Broomfield. Lindsay is excited to be a resident + business owner in Erie, and is excited for the growth of the town. She is passionate about small businesses, serving her community and helping to bring Erie to the spotlight. 
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Kelly Block
Tape and Twine

Kelly is the proud owner of Tape and Twine, a business she started with a passion for helping the residents and businesses of Erie bring their ideas to life and share them with the world.  

She is a mother of 3 and a Colorado native who received her undergraduate degree from CU Boulder and her Masters in Public Administration from CU Denver.  Kelly
 started her business to provide fast, friendly, and convenient printing, shipping, and business services to Erie residents and businesses.  She’s so appreciative of all the support she’s gotten since opening and is excited to bring her unique perspective to the EEDC to help support the exciting growth of this vibrant community.  

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Jason Spear
Allo Communications

Jason is a passionate fly-fishing enthusiast who finds solace in the tranquil waters and is a marathon runner dedicated to pushing his limits. He is currently gearing up for a challenging 55-mile bike ride. By profession, he serves as the Field Services Manager for Allo Communications in Colorado, overseeing inventory and installations for businesses across the state. Beyond work and hobbies, he's a devoted family man, sharing my life's journey with his loving wife and three amazing kids, aged 15, 14, and 8. With a thirst for adventure, a deep appreciation for nature, and a perpetual love for coffee, he's committed to living life to the fullest, one exciting adventure at a time.

Ellie Davis
President & Executive Director
Say Yes Business Solutions


Ellie Davis, the fearless leader and owner of Say Yes Business Solutions, is the President & Executive Director of the EEDC. She geeks out a little on tech, loves creating dynamic content, and has a heart for helping small businesses put their best foot forward.

She's thrilled to remain an integral part of the EEDC and is eager to contribute to expanding awareness and attracting new investors to this already dynamic organization.

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Ronda Grassi, Director

Are you interested in volunteering with the EEDC?  We have multiple opportunities for you to help your community and network for your business at the same time.  Please send an email to to discuss this further.  

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