Greg Lopez is a Colorado businessman and former mayor of the Town of Parker, Colorado. He is a restauranteur and the President of GNL Concepts, a business/project management consulting firm. Greg won 33% of the delegate vote at the Republican State Assembly landing him on the ballot for Republican candidate for Colorado Governor in 2018.
After Greg’s military service, he became a financial advisor helping people save for their future to achieve their goals. At age 27, he ran a highly competitive race and was voted the Mayor of the Town of Parker (1992-1996), the fastest growing city in Douglas County, Colorado at the time. His accomplishments include managing town employees, police protection services, and governance with the Council. He led economic development efforts growing Parker to its current thriving economy. His greatest challenge as mayor was balancing city growth while considering the interests of the people, developers, and property rights. He managed the population influx and provided smooth integration of infrastructure. Following his term as mayor of Parker, he became the first Director of the ACE Scholarship Foundation, a non-profit organization that awards scholarships to students of low income families to attend the school of their choice. He later served as the President and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO of the Rocky Mountain Minority Development Council, and Colorado Director of the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) from 2008-2014. He has served on numerous boards including Secretary and Treasurer of the E470 Highway Authority. During his six year tenure as Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Colorado Office, he traveled the state and was the face and voice of small businesses. He is known by many for setting SBA records by funding upwards of $600 million in loans to Colorado small businesses in 2013.