Department of Revenue Welcomes New Executive Director

DENVER, April 19, 2019 -- The Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR) welcomes its new Executive Director, Lu Córdova. 

“I’m thrilled to join the team at DOR and serve the people of Colorado,” Córdova said. “I believe in the Governor’s mission to focus the culture of government toward customer service through technology and economic empowerment for individuals and businesses in our state.”

Córdova’s background is in international finance, technology, ecommerce and investment. Previously, she served as the CEO of CTEK, a local nonprofit that works to break down barriers to entrepreneurship in diverse and underserved markets, as well as CEO of Almacen Storage Group, which provides storage and warehousing in Mexican resorts. She also serves on the board of the Kansas City Southern Railroad (KSU) where she sits on the Audit Committee and chairs their Finance and Strategic Investment Committee.


Formerly, Córdova was chairman of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City after serving on its Economic Advisory Council. She was also president of the Techstars Foundation, which supports organizations helping underrepresented entrepreneurs, and was president of Colorado Venture Centers, which won international recognition and awards as one of the most distinguished business catalysts in the country. Córdova also served on the board of Euronet Worldwide (EEFT), an international payments company, on audit, governance, and compensation committees. Before that Córdova was vice president, strategic planning, at McGraw-Hill Standard & Poor’s and vice president at Excite@Home.