Colin Leyden is a Managing Director at DCI Group. Mr. Leyden advises corporate clients on public and government public affairs issues, third party coalitions, and communication strategies.
Prior to joining DCI Group, Mr. Leyden was the Executive Director for a statewide environmental political organization in Texas. In that capacity he cultivated donor development, devised and executed political strategy for multiple legislative races, and developed statewide coalitions. Mr. Leyden also managed all strategic communications, grassroots activism, and legislative lobbying.
Mr. Leyden’s legislative, public policy and communications experience includes service in the Texas House of Representatives as a Legislative Director and Chief of Staff, and as press secretary for a statewide political campaign.
Mr. Leyden is a graduate of Northwestern University, Evanston, and received a Bachelor of Science from the School of Speech. He currently resides in Austin, Texas with his wife Shelly, and two children, Henry and Lillian.