Matthew Cheroutes

Matthew Cheroutes

Principal; Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Consultant

Matt Cheroutes LLC

Matt brings a broad range of skills and experience to governmental affairs, corporate advocacy, and business and economic development at federal, state and local levels. In the administrations of both Governors Ritter and Hickenlooper, Matt served as the communications director and legislative liaison for the state Office of Economic Development and International Trade. He then went on to serve as a senior official and legislative liaison for Governor Hickenlooper’s Department of Revenue. At the Colorado General Assembly, Matt was essential to the passage of legislation advancing an aggressive economic development agenda. In addition, Matt has experience with the state budgeting process, public finance including P3’s, and tax credit and incentive programs. After his work in state government, Matt joined a local law firm and spent four years helping to lead the development of a new practice. Leaving the firm to start his own public affairs consultancy, Matt now advises corporate clients on a variety of activity ranging from state governmental affairs to local airport development work to national advocacy efforts. He recently co-founded a non-profit center for infrastructure investment, and works in state and nationally advising on alternative financing and public private partnership deal structures. Matt graduated from the College of Charleston with a bachelor’s degree in political science and received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Colorado.

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