Jake Zambrano


Jake Zambrano has specialized in state government relations, public affairs, grassroots advocacy and political campaign management for over 20 years.

At 76 Group, he oversees the Colorado legislative lobbying team, which has a diverse roster of clients across industry sectors. When he’s not tied up on the day-to-day of government affairs, he lends his expertise for campaigns for statewide ballot initiatives, coalition development, partner recruitment and day-to-operations.

A native of Grand Junction, Jake caught the political bug when he was at the University of Colorado and signed up to answer phones for the district director for former  Congressman Scott McInnis. He went on to work for Gov. Bill Owens, honing his lobbying skills as director of government affairs for the Colorado Department of Higher Education.

Prior to joining 76 Group, Jake was a senior manager with two other firms specializing in lobbying, project management, campaign development and government affairs.

As a lobbyist, he has represented a number of clients at the Colorado General Assembly, including Medtronic, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Common Sense Institute, Bally’s, McLane Trucking and Teladoc.

Over the years, he has also managed gubernatorial, congressional, mayoral, and state legislative campaigns across the Rocky Mountain West.

Jake recently served as an Arapahoe County Commissioner’s appointee to the board of directors to the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. He also served on the University of Colorado Presidential Selection Committee as a Regent appointee.   He currently chairs the board of directors for Boys Hope Girls Hope Colorado.

Jake lives in Aurora with his wife, Alyssa and their two rescue dogs, a

German Shepherd and a Goldendoodle. His two children, Lexi and Josh, are grown and off the payroll.

An avid Rockies fan, his happy place is Coors Field and any live music venue, big or small!

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