He has served on the Colorado State Parks Board, the Supreme Court Nomination Commission and the Board of Directors of Great Outdoors Colorado. Locally, Wade serves on the Grand Junction Chamber Board.
Wade and his family have lived in Grand Junction since 1992. His wife Cindy is a school teacher with Mesa County District 51. Cindy and Wade have two children and the family volunteers most of their free time at Mesa County Animal Services.
As the Deputy Executive Director at the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, Tim was responsible for complex political negotiations, developing and implementing policy solutions, and external communications.
Tim received his J.D. from the University Of Colorado School Of Law.
Tim and his wife Kristi have three young boys and live in Grand Junction.
Penry brings a wealth of public policy and political experience to the firm. Penry has served as a State Senator and Senate Minority leader, State Representative, and was the campaign manager in a high profile United States Senate contest. Penry has been described by a wide range of political publications as a leading force in Colorado politics.
Prior to serving in the Colorado General Assembly, Penry worked in Washington, DC as a press secretary to Congressman Scott McInnis, and later as the Chief of Staff of a Congressional Subcommittee with jurisdiction over a wide range of public land, water, natural resource and energy issues. Penry played a lead role in negotiating the Healthy Forests Restoration Act with the White House and Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill — a bill widely described as the most significant public land law in a generation.
Penry is a native of Colorado. He graduated from Grand Junction High School and Mesa State College, where he quarterbacked the Mesa State Mavericks football team and served as student body President. In 1998, Penry was named the National Scholar Athlete of the Year by the American Football Coaches Association and the Burger King Corporation, an award given to Peyton Manning the previous year. Penry graduated summa cum laude from Mesa State in 1998. He resides in Denver.
Jake has specialized in state government relations, public affairs, grassroots advocacy, and political campaign management for over 15 years.
He has represented a number of clients at the Colorado General Assembly including: Colorado Mesa University, Medtronic, Community Financial Services Association, Mile High Racing and Entertainment, Linkmont Technology, and TIAA- CREF to name a few.
Prior to joining EIS Solutions, Jake was a senior manager with two other firms specializing in lobbying, project management, campaign development and government affairs. His government experience saw him as the Director of Government Affairs for the Colorado Department of Higher Education, and he served previously as the Director of Operations for former Colorado Governor Bill Owens.
Over the years, he has also managed congressional, mayoral, and state legislative campaigns around Colorado. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado.