John  Hickenlooper

John Hickenlooper

John Hickenlooper Jr. is the 42nd and current Governor of Colorado. Prior to his election to governorship in 2011, Hickenlooper served as Mayor of Denver, Colorado from 2003-2011. In 2005, after serving only two years as Mayor, Time magazine placed Hickenlooper among the top five "big-city" mayors in the country. In 2008, Hickenlooper successfully marketed Denver's long-shot bid for the 2008 Democratic National Convention, putting Colorado on the international stage and boosting the local economy. He served as chairman of the National Governor’s Association from 2014-2015 and is currently a member of the Western Governors’ Association.