Bill Skewes is the Principal of Skewes Government Affairs, LLC. Prior to starting his own lobbying firm, Bill served as the Chief of Staff for three Republican leaders in the Colorado House of Representatives from 2010 to 2016. Before being Chief of Staff, Bill was a contract lobbyist and also spent more than six years in the Governor’s Office. Under Governor Owens, Bill served as Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting and advised the Budget Director and Governor on fiscal issues concerning Colorado’s state budget.

Prior to joining the Governor’s Office, Bill was an attorney in private practice. His practice focused on state and local property and excise tax controversies, as well as federal income, estate, and gift taxation.  Bill holds degrees from Dartmouth College (B.A. in Government) and the University of Denver (J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation).