Micki’s decades-long career as an astute policy analyst, effective lobbyist, consultant, and corporate executive has earned her accolades and respect from both sides of the aisle and boardrooms. Earlier in her career Micki served as legislative director for Colorado Counties Inc. where she traveled to all of Colorado’s sixty-four counties. That is where she developed a strong appreciation and knowledge for the inner workings of Colorado’s local and state government. She honed her expertise in the state’s legislative and regulatory process while serving as Director of Colorado Public Affairs for Qwest Communications (formerly US WEST), where she managed all phases of government relations.
Micki’s experience and skilled success stretches across a number of issues including health care, energy development, technology, telecommunications, and regulatory matters. She earned a bachelor’s in Communications from Regis University. Among her community endeavors, Micki previously served on the Board for the Women’s Leadership Foundation, and is a current Lincoln Club Board member.
Prior to Axiom Politics, Erin served as the senior staff attorney and legislative director for the Colorado Municipal League where she advocated municipal policy positions before the state legislature and administrative agencies. Erin’s success in protecting her clients interests in the last seventeen legislative sessions of the Colorado General Assembly has earned her wide respect from peers and lawmakers.
Earlier in her career Erin served as an associate at the law firm Holme, Roberts & Owen LLP, now Bryan Cave, where her practice focused primarily on land use, general municipal law and public finance.
Erin earned her JD from the University of Denver College of Law and her bachelor’s from the University of Missouri Columbia.
Lisa’s tenure as senior staff in the statehouse includes serving as Policy Director, Deputy Chief of Staff, and, more recently, as Chief of Staff for both the Colorado State Senate President Leroy Garcia and Senate Minority Leader Lucia Guzman. During that time Lisa worked to successfully pass the hospital provider fee; create a medication assistant treatment pilot program to combat the opioid epidemic; and worked on multiple state budgets.
Lisa is a native of the Centennial State and most recently served as legislative director for Axiom Politics until the firm merged with HBS in January 2022 to become HBS Colorado.
She earned her bachelor’s from Metropolitan State University in Denver.
During her five-year tenure at API, Carrie was a steadfast advocate for the state’s oil and natural gas industry whether it was through regulatory proceedings or guiding legislative maneuvers by the General Assembly. She provided strategic counsel and analysis for industry operations and activity across the state on issues such as GHG emissions, climate change, development setbacks, and severance taxes.
Carrie is a recognized leader for the energy industry in Colorado and was awarded the 2019 Experience Energy GRIT Award and recognized by the Denver Business Journal in its 2020 list of Outstanding Women in Business.
Prior to joining API Colorado Carrie served on the staff at Rockwell Automation, an industrial automation company in Denver.
Carrie is a proud Colorado native and earned her bachelor’s in business administration from Colorado State University and a master’s in global energy management from the University of Colorado in Denver.
Tamara is committed to creating workplaces in which everyone feels like they belong and earlier served as Director of Community Relations at the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and was charged with running the Government Affairs, Education and Energy program and Diversity and Inclusion Council. She has also been an organizational trainer for the past seven years – creating successful diversity, equity and inclusion programs for companies and organizations. She is currently working to be a certified Cultural Diversity & Inclusion Trainer.
Tamara earned her bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communications from University of Northern Colorado and a master’s in Adult Education and Corporate Training from Jones International University.