Lindsey Rasmussen

Senior Associate - Colorado

1700 Lincoln St.
Floor 17
Denver, CO 80203

Lindsey Rasmussen is a young professional in Denver who joined Hilltop as an Associate in 2021. Her experience spans from working in former State Representative and current Jefferson County Commissioner Tracy Kraft-Tharp’s legislative office to managing Kraft-Tharp’s competitive Jefferson County Commissioner campaign in 2020 that ended in an eight-point victory over a powerful incumbent. As one of the largest counties in the state, Jefferson County is a vital battleground area in which Lindsey has consulted on numerous campaigns and helped move municipal, county, and state offices towards Democratic leadership. Prior to joining the Hilltop team, Lindsey also spent time working for Governor Polis’s Fiscal Policy Advisor and former State Treasurer Cary Kennedy, where her fiscal and economic research ultimately helped contribute to crucial 2020 ballot measures. Before joining Hilltop, Lindsey served as State Representative and national leader on Gun Violence Prevention Tom Sullivan’s Chief of Staff, where she helped Sullivan pass groundbreaking GVP legislation including Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPO) and the creation of Colorado’s first Office of Gun Violence Prevention.

At Hilltop, Lindsey serves as the Colorado State Deputy Director for Energy Foundation. She has worked on a wide variety of issues including healthcare, broadband expansion, climate and environmental justice, affordable housing, education, reproductive rights, and more. Lindsey has also served as lead consultant for numerous high-profile campaigns in her time at Hilltop.

Lindsey has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado in International Studies and Economics, and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Public Policy. She is originally from Minneapolis, but also grew up between New York City and Boston.