DENVER — Thursday, April 4, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis today announced that Lu Córdova would take the helm at the Colorado Department of Revenue. 

“We are thrilled to have Lu join our team,” said Governor Jared Polis. “Her vision, expertise and record of experience make her a natural fit at the Department of Revenue. We can’t wait for her to get started.”

Córdova’s background is in international finance, cybersecurity, ecommerce and more. She is currently the Chair and CEO of CTEK, a global nonprofit breaking down barriers to entrepreneurship worldwide. She is also the CEO of Corlund Industries, LLC, diversified holding company specializing in operations management, strategic planning, business development and capital finance.

Formerly, Córdova was the President of the Techstars Foundation, and before that was President of Colorado Venture Centers, which won international recognition and awards as one of the most distinguished business catalysts in the country. Sister organization CTEK Angels, which Córdova founded and chaired, became the largest group of individual investors in the Rocky Mountain States.  

Cordova served with Euronet Worldwide (EEFT), an international payments company, on audit, governance, and compensation committees. Ms. Córdova retired from the 10th District Federal Reserve Bank where she was Chairman of the Board of Directors. She began on the bank’s Economic Advisory Council in 2002 before joining the Board in 2004. Her board strengths are in technology, security, finance, international operations and succession planning.