Economic resilience is a challenge. I’m a serial entrepreneur and an ecosystem builder, not a traditional economic developer. But as an advisor to businesses and governments, I understand it all starts with connection—with dynamic, innovation-forward ecosystems aligned for growth through collaboration.


Wendy Lea is a leading expert in digital innovation strategy and ecosystem development. As an experienced CEO, board director, and strategist, she advises government, public/private partnerships, and global enterprises on growth through innovation.

Aiding Recovery With Energize Colorado

Energize Colorado is a group of spirited innovators connecting Colorado’s diverse business community, nonprofit leaders, and contingent workforce with the best of our state’s resources, programs, and people to address current challenges and spur transformative economic growth.