Jim's BioJim Driscoll joined Cornerstone as the lead of the firm’s flagship office in Denver, Colorado in November 2020. For the majority of his career, Jim worked as a dedicated public servant, serving in both the Hickenlooper and Ritter administrations as a senior legislative advisor. Under Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jim was responsible for ushering in the administration’s top legislative priorities including the statewide 30 percent renewable energy standard. Upon the election of Governor John Hickenlooper, Jim stayed on to spearhead the young administration’s legislative efforts.
Before joining Cornerstone, Jim founded Jim Driscoll Consulting, where he developed a proven track record of generating successes for his clients in Washington, D.C. and several states including California, Colorado, and Montana. Prior to founding Jim Driscoll Consulting, Jim ran the state government relations practice of the nation’s largest group purchasing organization for pharmaceuticals, where he led efforts to open the group’s flagship state government relations office and passed key legislation in more than a dozen states.
Jim’s approach to lobbying and public affairs is results driven, collaborative, and client focused. As a result, many of his clients have worked with him for more than a decade.
A third-generation Montanan, Jim currently calls Denver home, where he resides with his wife and children. He earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degree in public administration from the University of Montana.