Former President, Colorado Senate
Peter C. Groff is the principal and chief strategist at MCG2 Consulting, LLC, and is a noted education policy innovator, national policy and political analyst, and leadership lecturer. He has served in senior positions at all three levels of government and has more than 25 years of public service. He currently serves clients as a policy and political consultant.
Earlier in his career, Peter was the first-ever visiting fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. Previously he had been the director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education during the first term of President Barack Obama.
Peter served as the 47th president of the Colorado State Senate. He was the first African American in Colorado to ascend to the post and only the third African American in the nation’s history to hold the gavel as state Senate president. Peter served in the Colorado General Assembly for nearly 10 years and passed landmark education innovation, criminal justice, and health care legislation.
Peter has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Redlands and a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver College of Law.