Moira Cullen, Founding Partner

Born and raised in Alexandria, VA, Moira developed her love of the political process early in life. Upon graduation from the University of Virginia, she moved to Denver in search of a great adventure in the West. After working as counselor with adolescents in a residential treatment center, she received her Masters of Social Work at Colorado State University and decided to pursue a career in public policy and advocacy, merging her love of the political process with her passion to advocate on issues affecting at-risk kids. She began her lobbying career at the Colorado Children’s Campaign where she lobbied on child health, K-12 education, youth violence prevention, and early childhood education. Moira then served as the legislative liaison for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment before founding, with her two partners, The Capstone Group. Moira was the founding State Director for Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) Colorado, currently serves on the DFER Colorado Advisory Committee and is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Girl Rising Global Education Fund. For nine years, Moira served on the board of Strive Prep charter school network, including 3 years as Board Chair, where she loved being a part of an 11-school community that is breaking down barriers and providing high quality, rigorous education for primarily low-income students of color.