Eliza is a Colorado native and founded SchultzPA in July of 2016 after five years with the Hickenlooper Administration. Eliza is well respected by the Governor, as well as the Lieutenant Governor (LG), senior staff, cabinet members, legislators and lobbyists. She has served multiple roles at the capitol including staff for the Senate, as a contract lobbyist with a private firm, Legislative Liaison for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and most recently worked as Deputy Legislative Director for Governor Hickenlooper.
During her time in the Governor’s Office, her policy portfolio included energy, environment, marijuana, criminal justice, education, health and human services. She worked tirelessly to secure the House and Senate confirmation for the Lieutenant Governor, the first time a LG was confirmed in over 25 years. Eliza prides herself on being honest, open and direct with colleagues, which has given her a reputation of being an effective, candid collaborator.
Eliza lives in Denver with her Husband, Bran don, and their two spoiled dogs, Lucy and Clementine.