Lecturers

Randy Harrison

Lecturer
  • School of Public Affairs

Email Address:randy.harrison@ucdenver.edu

Primary Phone:303-315-2488

Randy Harrison recently served as Executive Director of Move Colorado, a non-profit corporation representing Colorado’s transportation community on transportation finance issues, and two major architecture, engineering and environmental consulting firms – URS and AECOM – responsible for business and program development for corporate and regional management. As Director of State Planning in the Office of State Planning and Budgeting, Mr. Harrison managed  several initiatives as part of the Governor’s economic development strategy: the Colorado Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) Project to locate a $5 billion DOE high-energy physics laboratory near Ft Morgan; directed the Governor’s Council on High Technology Economic Development, a five-year Economic  Plan and Implementation program; served as Executive Director of the Colorado Commission on Local Government Finance; and Executive Director of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Capital Infrastructure. He has supervised research into Colorado’s technology industries: biotechnology, aerospace and advanced manufacturing; and developed small business strategies for innovation research. Mr. Harrison’s experience includes major proposals for a public-private partnership to design/build, finance, operate and maintain a 17-mile LRT Passenger Rail Line; a CDOT Public Private Initiative to design/build, operate, finance and maintain the C-470 Value Express Lanes; and support for the University of Colorado competition win of the BP Amoco Visualization Center ($13M gift) for the University of Colorado.