"Our long-term relationship with CRL has spanned multiple decades and multiple deals. Through it all CRL has evolved to meet our needs." - Jeff Dolan, VP, External Affairs, Comcast

"CRL has been, and continues to be, invaluable in helping us understand Denver-specific concerns and guide our efforts to create clear home sharing rules." - Marisa Moret, Airbnb Public Policy Manager

"Without the insight and high quality work of CRL, the National Western Stock Show would not be where we are today." - Paul Andrews, President and CEO, National Western Stock Show

"Our relationship with CRL has spanned so long that officials don’t see CRL as an outside consultant, but an integral part of the District and our teams." - Ray Baker, Denver Metropolitan Football & Major League Baseball Districts

"Thanks to CRL, we are much better able to manage our venue redevelopment process with our stakeholders and the community." - Ginger White Brunetti, Deputy Director, Denver Arts & Venues

Maria Garcia Berry

Founder & Chairman of the Board

    

Maria Garcia Berry is the founding partner of CRL Associates. She launched the firm in Denver in 1981, establishing CRL with a commitment to strategic, insightful government and public affairs.

Maria is well known for her ability to navigate complex issues, many never-before-encountered in the rapidly evolving economies in which we work, always striving to find a productive solution that benefits each party involved. She has represented many CRL clients for more than two decades, thanks to her strong ability to connect with her clients’ vision, strategically focused ahead of their organizational challenges along the way. Her reputation extends well beyond her home State of Colorado, often invited to consult and present on topics such as public transit development and creative public-private partnership building.

With a personal passion for mentorship and entrepreneurship in her hometown, Maria is also highly active in the Cuban American communities in Denver and across the country. She serves on the Boards for the Biennial of the Americas, the Cuba Emprende Foundation, and the Cuba Study Group.