Roadrunners and community members are invited to attend a virtual conversation with the Hon. Federico E. Peña, Denver’s first Latino mayor and current senior advisor at the Colorado Impact Fund. The event is presented by the Hart Center for Public Service and Metropolitan State University of Denver.
“Not Bad for a South Texas Boy”
A Virtual Conversation With Federico Peña – Denver’s First Latino Mayor
Throughout his career, Peña has practiced law, served in the Colorado House of Representatives and as mayor of the City and County of Denver, founded an investment advisory firm and served the Clinton administration as secretary of the Department of Energy and secretary of the Department of Transportation. He also is a former managing director of Vestar Capital Partners, a private–equity firm based in New York. And Peña was a national co-chair of Obama for America in 2008 and 2012 and was a national board member of the Obama-Biden Transition Team.
Peña will be interviewed by Tom Gougeon, president of the Gates Family Foundation, and MSU Denver Trustee Marissa Molina, with introductions by Elaine Gantz Berman, board chair, Hart Center for Public Service.