Christine Bekes

Executive Director, Powell Economic Partnership

As the PEP Executive Director, Christine oversees the strategies related to economic and community development and the visitor center for the City of Powell and the Powell Valley. Project and organizational management are required skills of the position in conjunction with business development. She holds a certificate as an Economic Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming. She also holds various leadership positions locally and statewide including the Wyoming Economic Developers Association and Wyoming Frontier-CDC (SBA 504). Christine grew up on a farm in Powell. After 20 years away from her home state, she moved back with her daughter. They enjoy all the amazing outdoor recreation opportunities nearby including skiing, ice climbing, hiking, paddle boarding, camping, and fishing.