Lewis Koski works part-time for CU Denver School of Public Affairs as a course lecturer and full-time as Co-Founder and Senior Director at Freedman & Koski, Inc. Prior to founding his consulting firm, Lewis was employed by the Colorado Department of Revenue for 13 years. During the last six and a half years, Lewis played a pivotal role in Colorado, building the first agency in the world to implement medical and retail marijuana policy. Lewis is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in formative marijuana policy. He is among a small group of government executives who have been intimately involved in the development and implementation of marijuana policy from the infancy of medical marijuana through the realization of legalization.
Lewis holds a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis on International Business and is a Doctoral Candidate in Public Administration with a focus on policy analysis and public participation in rulemaking.