PEOPLE

We use a team approach to meet the needs and expectations of those we represent. Our group offers a great depth of talent and leverages the best assets of each team member to your greatest advantage.

Each team member will contribute to the success of our efforts.

 

 

BETH MINAHAN

Beth began her career as a child welfare caseworker at a county department of social services. In addition to direct client services, she has nine years of management experience both at the county and state government levels. Before co-founding Colorado Communiqué in 1986, Beth lobbied for Colorado Counties, Inc., and for the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, where she also served as the Deputy Director. Beth’s 29 years lobbying experience combined with her management background give her expertise and firsthand knowledge of a wide range of business, local government, and social legislative issues. Beth has a BS and MS from Colorado State University, and her MPA from the University of Colorado. Beth is a Democrat.


 

 

PETER MINAHAN

Prior to being elected to the Colorado General Assembly in 1980, Peter owned and operated his own businesses (a drycleaners, and two self-serve car washes) in Colorado Springs. He served three terms in the House of Representatives, chairing the Business Affairs and Labor Committee and the Health, Environment, Welfare and Institutions Committee. Peter did not seek re-election in 1986, and co-founded Colorado Communiqué, where he lobbied for many public and private entities. Peter earned his BA from the University of Maryland, European Division, and his MBA from the University of Colorado. He is a Republican.


 

 

COLLON KENNEDY

Collon began lobbying in 2000 after finishing his law studies and passing the bar exam. Collon has managed many political campaigns, including numerous state legislative races during the successful Democratic takeover of the Colorado General Assembly. As a native Coloradan, Collon has deep political roots in the state, and long-standing relationships among Colorado decision makers. Collon has a BA from Colorado College and a JD from Notre Dame. Collon is a Democrat.


 

 

STEVE ADAMS

Steve joined Colorado Communiqué in 2007 following an stellar career representing union members in Colorado. After working for United Airlines for 17 years, Steve was elected the Secretary/Treasurer of the International Association of Machinists (IAM) and held that position for nine years. In 2002, Steve was elected president of the Colorado chapter of the AFL-CIO, and led that organization for five years. During his tenure, Steve oversaw its significant increase of political involvement and fundraising; influence in state affairs and decision making; and prestige as a contributor to the political climate of Colorado. Steve is a Democrat.


 


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