Overseeing day-to-day operations, Edinger strengthens OED’s capacity to achieve its strategic plan goals for business recruitment, retention, housing, neighborhoods, strategic lending and workforce development. Her experience includes serving as Deputy Chief of Staff to former Mayor John Hickenlooper as well as Deputy Manager for the Department of Public Works. More recently, she led government relations for Kaiser Permanente Colorado. Other past positions include Policy Advisor for the City of Boulder as well as Legislative Director to former Governor Roy Romer. Edinger earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Colorado State University and her master’s in Public Affairs from the University of Colorado-Denver.