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Greg Brophy*

VP of Western States, Senior Advisor
Michael Best Strategies LLC

*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.

Overview

Greg serves as Vice President of Western States for Michael Best Strategies. In this role, he leads coordinated efforts with Strategies’ Western states offices, in order to serve clients in the Western region. Greg also facilitates connections between Western-based businesses and the federal government in Washington, D.C., through collaborations with Strategies’ team in the nation’s capital.

A former Colorado State Senator, Greg amassed tremendous experience from his nine years of service. Following his election to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2002, Greg was appointed to the State Senate in 2005. During his time in office (2005-2014), Greg held a variety of leadership positions, including serving as a member of the Finance, Legal Services, Appropriations, Agricultural and Natural Resources, Information and Technology, and Judiciary Committees. He was the Assistant Republican Leader from 2009-2010.

Greg was a candidate for Governor of Colorado in 2014.

 

Most recently, Greg was President of Brophy Strategies, where he led grassroots and community relations efforts in the traditional and renewable energy fields, and was a leading proponent for a broadly supported initiative to amend the Colorado Constitution. He also served as Chief of Staff for Colorado Congressman Ken Buck, a role in which he was responsible for developing the brand of Congressman Buck as a first-time legislator, overseeing staff and offices in multiple locations, directing communication strategy, and building a pipeline of talent to support the Congressman’s success.

Since 1992, Greg has also owned and operated his family’s 1,500-acre farm, a fourth generation business in Yuma County, Colorado.

Honors & Recognitions

  • State Legislative Award, CropLife America, 2011
  • Common Sense in the Courtroom Award, Colorado Civil Justice League
  • Friend of Farm Bureau
  • Bicycle Colorado Legislator of the Year

Education

Community Involvement

  • Member, Colorado Farm Bureau
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