Scott Prestidge is the Energy Industry Director for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (EDC). He is responsible for managing a Metro Denver EDC affiliate, the Colorado Energy Coalition (CEC). The CEC is a diverse organization dedicated to strengthening the business climate in Colorado through support of all sectors of the energy industry — fossil fuels, renewable resources, energy efficiency, and conservation. Scott is also responsible for coordinating with the Denver Metro Chamber’s Public Affairs Department on energy policy issues, as well as managing the retention and recruitment of Colorado energy companies.
Previously, Scott work for United State Senator Mark Udall. As the Metro Denver Regional Director for Senator Udall, his duties included speech writing, policy formation, and community engagement throughout the nine-county metro region.
Scott has Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Colorado in Boulder, as well as a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Political Science from the University of Colorado in Denver.
Finally, community engagement has been a driving force of Scott’s personal and professional life, serving as a Board Member of the Regional Air Quality Council, Board Member of the Stapleton Development Corporation, Board Member of Vital for Colorado, and Co-Chair of the Advance Industries Accelerator Energy Review Committee at the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.