The Town of Parker is pleased to announce that Bo Martinez has been hired as the organization’s Deputy Town Administrator. Martinez, who previously served as President/CEO of the Adams County (Colo.) Regional Economic Partnership, will begin his new role on Feb. 8, 2021.
As the Deputy Town Administrator, Martinez will work in partnership with the Town Administrator to provide leadership, vision and strategic direction for the Town of Parker. He will oversee the Town’s economic development functions, as well as the Cultural, Human Resources and Parks and Recreation Departments.
With a focus on economic development, Martinez will champion and lead Parker’s long-term, comprehensive economic development strategy.
“I am happy to welcome Bo Martinez to the Town of Parker,” said Mayor Jeff Toborg. “One of the goals of Parker’s Town Council is to help foster a meaningful economic development program that partners local government with private sector and community organizations to build a stronger base for both small and large business. Bo has proven successful in cultivating these types of partnerships in his previous roles, and we look forward to seeing the great things he can do for Parker’s business community.”
In his position with the Adams County Regional Economic Partnership, Martinez worked to support inclusive economic growth and job creation while promoting Adams County and the Denver metro north region as a leading global location for business. Prior to his work in Adams County, he served as Director of Economic Development for both the City of Miami Beach (Fla.) and the County of Broomfield (Colo.), Economic Development Administrator for the City and County of Denver (Colo.) and Economic Development Manager for the City of Phoenix (Ariz.).
Martinez holds a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Colorado. He was recognized as one of North America’s Top-50 Economic Developers in 2019 by leading national economic development firm Consultant Connect.