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Colorado Chamber Announces Kodiak Building Partners as Lead Investor in Strategic Plan to Advance State Economy

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DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced Kodiak Building Partners, a nationally-recognized building materials distribution company, as a lead investor in Vision 2033. The 10-year strategic action plan seeks to foster long-term economic growth and elevate Colorado’s business climate. 

As a lead investor, Kodiak is providing critical resources in funding the Chamber’s implementation of Vision 2033. This includes supporting economic research to develop data-driven policy reforms, workforce development programs to attract and train skilled workers in Colorado, and housing solutions to increase affordability across the state.

“Kodiak’s investment to Vision 2033 is a commitment to actively shape Colorado’s economic landscape,” said Kodiak Building Partners CEO Steve Swinney. “This is our home and we have seen firsthand the negative impact on job creation and affordability as a result of the rapid rise of new mandates and regulatory burdens on the business community. Vision 2033 is a data-driven, common-sense approach to reversing the tide to return Colorado to a national leader in growth and quality of life, where we belong.”

“We are proud to welcome Kodiak Building Partners as a lead investor on our strategic initiative to secure Colorado’s economic future,” said Colorado Chamber President and CEO Loren Furman. “Our goal is to make Colorado a top state for business and expand opportunity for hardworking Coloradans. This message continues to gain momentum as we work to implement the priorities laid out in our plan. The growing list of companies committed to our vision demonstrates their investment in Colorado’s success and enables the Chamber to lead on this important work.”

Vision 2033 is a major initiative of the Colorado Chamber. The plan, which was unveiled October of last year, identifies Colorado’s strengths, gaps and opportunities to establish a foundation for improving the state’s competitiveness. It outlines four key focus areas to drive future growth: workforce development, housing and cost of living, business climate, and environmental sustainability.

The Colorado Chamber thanks Kodiak Building Partners and our growing list of sponsors for Vision 2033. Supporting investors include but aren’t limited to:

 Chevron Corporation

Climax Molybdenum, a Freeport-McMoran Company



FCI Constructors

Farmers Insurance

Kodiak Building Partners

Pinnacol Assurance

Rocky Mountain Natural Meats



Learn more about Vision 2033 here.


The Colorado Chamber of Commerce champions free enterprise, a healthy business environment and economic prosperity for all Coloradans. It is the only business association that works to improve the business climate for all sizes of business from a statewide, multi-industry perspective. What the Colorado Chamber accomplishes is good for all businesses, and that’s good for the state’s economy. It was created in 1965 based on the merger with the Colorado Manufacturers’ Association.

Kodiak Building Partners is a leading acquisition firm founded in 2011 specializing in acquiring and supporting locally owned and operated building materials companies. With a strong focus on operational excellence, decentralization, and continual improvement, Kodiak empowers these businesses to succeed in the communities they serve. Kodiak’s operation employs thousands of people across the country to serve general contractors, homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers, and consumers.