Cheyenne LEADS Hires Director of Business Development

Scott Sutherland was recently hired as Cheyenne LEADS’ Director of Business Development. His first day in the LEADS’ office was September 19.

Sutherland comes from Torrington, Wyoming with a substantial background in economic development. He has served on the Federal Home Loan Bank Board of Directors in rural housing and economic development and for the University of Wyoming as Director of Development for the College of Health Science. Sutherland served for 10 years as the Executive Director of the Goshen County Economic Development Corporation, was elected to the WEDA Board of Directors and served on the Governor’s Economic Development Advisory Board during the time leading up to the creation of the Wyoming Business Council.

“We are very excited to have Scott on board. He has a solid core of business development and grant experience, much of which he is already using to LEADS’ benefit,” said Chief Executive Officer, Randy Bruns.

Cheyenne LEADS is a private, not-for-profit economic development organization serving as the economic development entity for the City of Cheyenne and Laramie County, Wyoming. LEADS garners its operating funding from more than 300 corporate and individual dues-paying members and contracts with the City of Cheyenne, Laramie County, and the Cheyenne-Laramie County Economic Development Joint Powers Board. LEADS can assist non-retail businesses in all phases of relocation or expansion in the area.