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 in May 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 is a 1999 Rogue Community College graduate. She serves as the agency’s lead alongside 5 staff members and provides vision and direction as the SOREDI team continues to help business LAUNCH, RELOCATE, and PROSPER in Southern Oregon. Colleen is a Rotarian, and is wildly serious about business development in all 15 jurisdictions served by the agency. She is a member of the Rogue Valley Council of Governments (RVCOG) and Hearts With a Mission (HWAM) board of directors, and is actively engaged in faith-based activities through Mountain Church in Medford.
Colleen PadillaExecutive Director