About BCDF

Bent County Development Foundation

332 Ambassador Thompson Blvd

Las Animas, Colorado

(719) 456-0452

The Bent County Development Foundation (BCDF), was founded in 1989 to “promote the general economic activity of our local community; and to improve the standard of living for its existing and future residents.” The BCDF is a resource for business retention, expansion and recruitment in Bent County. The BCDF has access to resources for industry and infrastructure development as it relates to job development from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade, and the federal Economic Development Agency. The BCDF may also assist businesses in obtaining financing and business development assistance from the Small Business Administration and the Colorado Enterprise Zone programs.

 

Board of Directors:

Chairman: Brian Simmons: First National Bank of Las Animas

Vice:  Kim MacDonnell: Bent COunty Board of County Commissioners

Secretary/Treasurer:  Jim Collins, City of Las Animas

Teresa Garcia: Bent County Chamber of Commerce

Elsie Goines: Superintendent, Las Animas School District RE-1

 Dale Leighty:  First National Bank of Las Animas

Bill Long:   Dairy Queen of Las Animas

Kep Proctor:  Mountain Prairie/ Hormel Foods

Sonny Smith:  City of Las Animas

Victoria Valdez:  Valley-Wide Health Systems

Sam Vigil:  Vigil Law Office, LLC

Tom Wallace: Bent County Board of County Commissioners