Colorado resident Jeff Schwartz has more than 25 years of experience in media relations, issues and crisis management, strategic communications and business development. Mr. Schwartz has earned sustainable support for the programs, people, services and stakeholders of U.S. energy, environmental, health, science and high-technology initiatives, the nation´s National Laboratories, academia and the news industry. He has a decade of experience as an anchor-reporter for network television affiliates in four U.S. markets.

He has trained Fortune-500 officers, astronauts, elected and regulatory officials, healthcare and educational leaders, Nobel Laureates, scientists and Presidential appointees for hundreds of press, regulatory and public briefings, and other reputation-defining moments, some in classified settings. As an official spokesperson, he has represented some of most compelling issues and events of our time during thousands of interviews with the media worldwide. He has national awards for communications, technology transfer and quality, and Congressional recognition for community involvement and public affairs.

Mr. Schwartz earned a bachelor´s degree from Southern Illinois University and a master´s degree (Phi Kappa Phi) from the University of New Mexico. He also completed a Fellowship with the University of California´s Los Alamos National Laboratory. His background includes assignments for the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., and at sites important to global energy security in California, Colorado, Idaho and Nevada. As a private consultant, he helped develop a national pilot program for California-based federal facilities to save energy, increase use of renewables and meet climate-change policies. Mr. Schwartz was a founding member of a national Internet Marketing Advisory Board, which pioneered new media strategy important to healthcare. He enjoys skiing, fishing, science and sports. He is a trained NOAA-NWS weather spotter, and is serving a four-year appointment on the City of Lafayette´s Waste Reduction Advisory Committee.