Rebecca Gillis is the Global Business Development Manager with the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. In her capacity, Rebecca works on domestic and international business recruitment, expansion, and retention for her home state of Colorado. Her industry focuses include outdoor recreation, cybersecurity, aerospace, and advanced manufacturing.
Before joining OEDIT, Rebecca was with Colorado Lending Source, a community development non-profit emphasizing sustainable small business growth throughout the state. In 2014, Rebecca earned her MA from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in International Relations and International Economics. Before studying at SAIS, she graduated from the Metropolitan State University of Denver with a BA in Political Science and a concentration in International Comparative Politics. She is a Colorado native who enjoys trail running, camping, and reading.