Leadership & Staff - Choose Rio Blanco - Rio Blanco County Economic Development
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Leadership & Staff

Makala Barton



Economic Development & Public Relations Coordinator

Rio Blanco County, Colorado

Makala's Bio

Makala is a rural Colorado native and moved to Meeker with her husband and two children in 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and an Associate of Science Degree in Human Resources Management.  She considers herself to have an “entrepreneurial spirit” and has a history of business ownership and a background in Human Resources.  She has held her Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR) since 2008.   She is a Certified Business Consultant as well as a Certified LEADING EDGE Instructor within the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network. Makala provides oversight for a variety of countywide economic development initiatives all focused on continued development of a sustainable economy in Northwestern Colorado.

Makala can be reached by email or by phone at 970.878.9582




Economic Development Specialist

Rio Blanco County, Colorado

Carly's Bio

Carly’s Bio

Carly can be reached by email or by phone at 970.878.9474