Aurora Economic Development Council (AEDC)
Yuriy Gorlov is a at the Aurora Economic Development Council (AEDC), a public/private partnership dedicated to enhancing the economic strength of its community within and abroad. AEDC assists new and existing primary employers through a myriad of services. The organization focuses on connecting business and industry with civic leadership via strategic advocacy efforts and initiatives. In his current role, Gorlov is responsible for all business development activity. During the past eight years, he has enjoyed growing relationships with real estate professionals nationwide, advising C-level business decisions large and small, and leveraging public resources. He has led negotiations with a variety of companies, including Amazon, Eaton, JPMorgan Chase, and United Natural Foods. Since joining the organization, he has helped create more than 14,000 jobs. Gorlov earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Master of Science in Finance degrees at the University of Colorado Denver. He currently serves on the board of Colorado Lending Source and an advisory committee for Xcel Energy.