The Superior Chamber’s Board of Directors has announced that Deana Miller will be taking over as the organization’s new Executive Director on August 30.

Deana comes to the Superior Chamber of Commerce from the Creative Industries where she served for over 20 years in leadership positions in arts-centric businesses, non-profits, and public sector agencies. With a Master’s in Non-Profit and Government Business, she is a passionate community builder, decision-making facilitator, and successful in producing creative solutions across Colorado to strengthen and vitalize communities.

A well-rounded professional, Deana has exceptional skills in managing people and programs, business finances, events and fundraising, and developing municipal and state legislation. The Chamber will enjoy her established ties to the Town of Superior where she served for more than two years as the Town’s Cultural Arts and Events Supervisor and worked to beautify and vitalize the Town through special events and the arts.

Previously, Deana was a principal partner at a small business in Denver focused on serving municipal clients statewide on consulting projects to improve public places, contribute to economic vitality and build community. Deana brings experience that will be helpful in the growth of Superior’s downtown. She served on Downtown Colorado, Inc. technical advisory teams helping to shape the downtown core of several communities along the I-25 corridor. For eight years, she worked for the City of Aurora developing creative solutions for their Original Downtown, and she worked with two dozen developers on development requirements.

From 2013 to 2014, Deana worked at the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) where she served 20 communities statewide to grow jobs, attract and retain businesses, and increase access to capital through creative districts. Early in her career, Deana was the manager of business, fundraising, and membership at a non-profit museum in Denver.

Deana succeeds T.J. Sullivan who recently departed Superior to become the President & CEO of the Parker Chamber of Commerce.

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