Leadership working to accelerate Colorado's aerospace industry.
Lieutenant Governor Joseph Garcia
As co-chair of the Colorado Space Coalition, Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia actively promotes science, technology, engineering, and math education to prepare Colorado's next generation of aerospace workers. Before being elected, Garcia was president of Colorado State University - Pueblo, served as co-chair of the Governor's P-20 Education Task Force, and worked as one of three Colorado commissioners on the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE). Garcia was also president of Pikes Peak Community College, a White House appointee for the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, and served on former Gov. Roy Romer's Cabinet as the Executive Director of the Colorado Dept. of Regulatory Agencies.
Major General Andy Love
Major General Andy Love served as Counselor to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs from 2005 through 2008. Love also served more than 37 years in the United States Air Force and America's National Guard. He spent most of his career flying fighter aircraft. Throughout his career, Love served at the North American Aerospace Command (NORAD), United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), Air Force Space Command, Air National Guard, and Army National Guard in numerous capacities. Love served as president of Morrison, Love & Company offering real estate property consulting services. As co-chair of the Colorado Space Coalition, Love utilizes his expertise to grow Colorado's aerospace industry.
G. Thomas Marsh
G. Thomas (Tom) Marsh, retired executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems, joined the Colorado Space Coalition in 2010. Marsh brings an extensive background in executive management and deep experience with the space and defense industries to the CSC. Marsh is a fellow of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of New Mexico, an MBA from the University of Colorado, and attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management.