Holli Riebel

Holli Riebel

Holli Riebel

Chief Operating Officer, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

Holli Riebel is the chief operating officer for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. A member of the Chamber team from 2003 to 2010, Riebel returned to the Chamber after serving as president and CEO of the Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA). As chief operating officer, Riebel directs the day-to-day business operations of the Chamber and its four affiliates and oversees the $13 million annual budget for the organization. In 2013 and 2014, Riebel led the extensive remodel of the Chamber building at 1445 Market Street. Riebel also helped launch the Denver Opportunity Youth Investment Initiative, collaborating with dozens of community partners to create connections among Colorado’s employers and youth in 2015.

Previously, Riebel worked as an economic developer for over 22 years, including seven years as the vice president of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation. During this time, she managed the coordination of over 60 metro Denver communities in their economic development efforts. In her position, she oversaw the U.S. Department of Labor’s Workforce Innovation and Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant, a three-year, $15 million program that funded 26 organizations in creating public-private partnerships in the development of training programs for aerospace, bioscience, energy and IT industry sectors.

Before working at the Metro Denver EDC, Riebel was the vice president of the Jefferson Economic Council and worked in several other economic development capacities, including roles in the Colorado Office of Economic Development under Gov. Roy Romer’s administration, the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Group and the Columbia River Economic Development Corp in Vancouver, Washington. 

Riebel received her Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Colorado. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the University of Colorado Denver.



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