Beginning her career in public policy in 1999, Erin Silver has considerable experience and knowledge of government relations. Ms. Silver is a skilled lobbyist with a successful track record at the state legislature, including extensive experience working with the Joint Budget Committee on complex state budget issues. Ms. Silver has extensive involvement in business, economic development, health care and education policy. In addition, Erin’s expertise extends to coalition-building, grassroots strategies, and the creation of essential partnerships with state and local agencies. In 2004, Ms. Silver founded EjS, LLC, a lobbying practice primarily focused on issues pertaining to economic development and general business matters, municipal government, healthcare and education. Prior to starting her own firm, Ms. Silver elevated her policy expertise by serving as public policy director for the Colorado Children’s Campaign, working directly for Colorado’s current Lieutenant Governor Barbara O’Brien. Ms. Silver, a Colorado native, received her bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and her Master’s of Public Health Policy from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.