Lu Cordova

Chair
CTEK.org

Córdova holds both US and Mexican citizenship. As a five-time CEO/President, she brings thirty years of experience in navigating companies through start-up phase to maturity and international scope.

CURRENTLY: * State of Colorado cabinet member, heading the Department of Revenue which oversees tax, motor vehicles, lottery and business services (marijuana, liquor, gaming, racing and auto). * Chair, CTEK Foundation, a global nonprofit breaking down barriers to entrepreneurship worldwide. * Chair, Corlund Industries, L.L.C., a diversified holding company specializing in operations management, strategic planning, business development and capital finance. Corlund Industries also manages the Almacen Storage Group, which provides self-storage and small business warehousing in Mexican resort areas. * Director, Board of Directors, Kansas City Southern Railroad [KSU] which is the largest cross-border US-Mexican railroad, along with the Panama Canal Railroad. She chairs the Finance and Strategic Investments Committee.

FORMERLY: * Chairman, Board of Directors, Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank. * President, Techstars Foundation. * President, Colorado Venture Centers. * Advisor to the State of Wyoming, serving on their investment committee selection panel. * Director, Board of Directors Euronet Worldwide [EEFT]. CEO Acteva (TixToGo), * SVP, @Home Network, Excite@Home. * SVP MMS International, McGraw-Hill, Standard & Poor's, The Center for Economic & Monetary Affairs (CEMA), * CEO, Accent Design. * CEO, Institute for Economic & Monetary Affairs and Executive Editor of the Journal of Economic & Monetary Affairs, now called Geonomics. * Appointed three terms, Business Research Advisory Council, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. * Judge, Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year.

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