Meet Our Green Panelists
We’re assembling a panel of Colorado’s foremost sustainable business leaders to discuss how their changing the game for the environment. The four panelists will answer sustainability questions from our moderator (Michael Davies, owner of Davies Media Design), as well as questions directly from the audience during our Q&A Session. Read about our current panelists for the June 1st Spring Denver Green Forum below!
Executive Director | Conservation Colorado
Pete Maysmith is the executive director of Conservation Colorado, the largest state-based environmental group in Colorado with over 21,000 members and 37 staff. Pete lead the formation of Conservation Colorado in 2013 by merging two of the state’s leading environmental groups. The now merged group has seen a sevenfold increase in staff and budget since 2009 when Pete became director.
Over the course of his 25 year career in advocacy and politics, Pete has run state organizations and served on the senior staff of national organizations. In those capacities he has lobbied, organized, run campaigns, raised millions of dollars and hired and trained dozens of exceptional staff. After working for a number of years in Washington DC, Pete moved back to his home state of Colorado in 1996. He graduated in 1991 from Duke University with a Public Policy degree and graduated with honors from the University of Denver school of law in 2008. He lives in Denver with his wife and two red haired daughters. He loves to run, cook, and read whenever he can find the time.
Sustainable Programs Manager | Colorado Convention Center
Bio coming soon!