Colleen has been on staff since November 2001 and is well-versed in the daily operations of SOREDI. She assumed the helm as Executive Director on May 31, 2016. Colleen is a native of Medford and holds a Masters in Management and Bachelor of Science in Human Communication from Southern Oregon University. She serves as the agency’s lead with 7 staff members and provides vision and direction as the SOREDI team continues to help business LAUNCH, RELOCATE, and PROSPER in Southern Oregon. SOREDI is also engaged regularly with numerous other Oregon economic development professionals, is a member of the Medford Rogue Rotary, and is wildly serious about business development all 15 jurisdictions served by the agency.
Colleen PadillaExecutive Director