Downtown Grand Junction hires event coordinator

Rykel Menor
Rykel Menor

Rykel Menor has joined Downtown Grand Junction as event coordinator.

Menor will plan downtown events as well as assist others in events held downtown. She succeeds Caitlyn Love, who was promoted to marketing and communications specialist.

Menor holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, where she was active in the Associated Student Government, new student orientation program and Program Activities Council.

“We had a great pool of candidates for this position, but Rykel’s personality, experience and desire to learn stood out as attributes that are well matched for the position. We are excited to welcome her to the team and to the downtown community,” said Brandon Stam, director of Downtown Grand Junction.

Love also praised the addition. “We’re thrilled to have completed our team here. The events hold a special place for me, and I’m looking forward to passing along what I’ve learned with the events and the community downtown.”

Downtown Grand Junction includes the Downtown Development Authority and Downtown Improvement District. For more information, visit