Director of the Office of Consumer Counsel
Cindy Schonhaut became the Director of the Colorado Office of Consumer Counsel in January 2014. She previously was an executive, attorney, and consultant in the telecommunications industry and was involved in renewable energy initiatives. Her career started as an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C., and she later worked for several competitive telecommunications providers. In that capacity, she testified before several state legislatures as well as the U.S. House of Representatives. Her experience also includes testifying before many state regulatory agencies about competition in the telecommunications industry. She has a law degree from the University of Miami and a degree in social work from Syracuse University.