Rep. Chris Holbert is president of The Earn Principle, LLC, where he provides campaign management and candidate messaging services. Rep. Holbert also provides consulting services to non-profit organizations in the areas of profitability and effective advocacy.
Prior to establishing his own company in 2009, Rep. Holbert served as president of a statewide trade association where he fulfilled the duties of executive director and spokesperson representing over 6,000 businesspeople in Colorado. Rep. Holbert led that association to record profitability and membership by encouraging staff to deliver value through education, administration, representation, and networking, the basis of “The EARN Principle” for non-profit organizations.
Rep. Holbert has been involved in federal and state legislative and regulatory matters pertaining to the real estate industry since 1992, and in the automobile industry during the preceding seven years. From Denver to Washington, D.C., Rep. Holbert has advocated with success within the executive and legislative branches of government.
Rep. Holbert has a proven track record of value delivery, bottom line profitability, effective communications, and principled representation. Both Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado General Assembly, and members of the Colorado Congressional delegation, have praised Rep. Holbert’s principled, respectful, and informed advocacy based on truth and accountability.
Public speaking is Rep. Holbert’s passion. He has spent countless hours educating people throughout Colorado about the two-year election cycle, caucus system, and how to affect positive change. Author of a blog article titled, “The Independent Myth,” Rep. Holbert seeks opportunities to share with Colorado voters how being registered as “unaffiliated” makes one completely dependent on the very parties they wish to avoid.
Married in 1986, Rep. Holbert and Diane Holbert, Douglas County Treasurer, are parents of two sons: Victor (16) and Carson (12). Rep. Holbert enjoys bow hunting and has climbed 39 of the 54 “14’ers” in Colorado.