Economic Development Week

Our Team

Dublin’s Economic Development team answers some frequently asked questions ranging from what are their biggest concerns to the timeline question: Why Dublin? Learn more about what the Economic Development Division does for the City, businesses and residents!

Colleen M. Gilger

CEcD, Director of Economic Development

Q: What’s your favorite place to have a meeting in Dublin outside of the office?

A: I enjoy having morning coffee meetings in the lobby of the AC Marriott in Bridge Park. I also find La Chatelaine to be a quiet place for an early morning meeting, and the scrambled eggs are positively perfect there. Matt the Miller and Pint Room are great lunch meeting locations.

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Jeremiah L. Gracia

CEcD, Economic Development Administrator

Q: What are you most proud of accomplishing as part of the Dublin Economic Development team?

A: Launching and maintaining our bi-weekly Think Tank Tuesday (T3) meetings. T3s are focused on thinking about “What’s Next” for Dublin and making the ideas a reality through solid execution.

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Rachel Ray

AICP, Economic Development Administrator

Q: What are you most proud of accomplishing as part of the Dublin Economic Development team?

A: One of my proudest accomplishments since I started working with the City of Dublin’s Planning Department 11 years ago has been bringing the Bridge Street District to life after spending several years working with the community to establish the vision and then lay the ground work for developers like Crawford Hoying and major stakeholders like the Columbus Metropolitan Library to implement catalytic pieces of the plan.

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Kyle M. Kridler

MPA, Economic Development Administrator

Q: What’s your favorite place to have a meeting in Dublin outside of the office?

A: Coffee at Starbucks in Historic Dublin (outside if possible), lunch at Dublin Village Tavern. Did I mention that one of my focus areas is Historic Dublin?

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