Ken Toltz

Businessman, political activist, founder and co-chair of Safe Campus Colorado

Ken Toltz is a 3rd generation Coloradan, businessman and longtime political activist. Prior to his business career Toltz worked as a legislative aide in Colorado's state legislature, in Washington, D.C. as a lobbyist and as a finance director for the 1984 Gary Hart for President campaign. He has taught business strategy and marketing courses for the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver and consults on strategic planning for entrepreneurs. In 2000 Toltz was the Democratic nominee for U.S. Congress running against incumbent Tom Tancredo in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District, also the home of Columbine H.S. He has been active with local and national gun violence prevention grassroots organizations for the past 16 years and is founder and co-chair of Safe Campus Colorado, dedicated to eliminating concealed weapons from college and university campuses.