Antonette DeLauro Smith

  • Title: Founder and CEO, Silverado Strategies, LLC
  • Industry: Public Relations
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Antonette DeLauro Smith is a senior executive whose background in marketing, communications, public affairs and community relations provides a broad foundation for corporate growth, business development and reputation management. Her firm, Silverado Strategies, LLC provides these services to public and private sector organizations. She is also the executive director of a community engagement program for the Colorado National Guard, the Colorado OutReach Exchange, and a principle with the messaging consulting firm Engage to Win.

Antonette is the Director of Marketing for the Centennial Institute, the public policy think tank at Colorado Christian University. Prior, she was SVP Communications & Public Relations at Sage Hospitality, Director of Marketing Programs at CH2M HILL and VP Corporate Marketing & Communications at First Data/Western Union.

Antonette is a member of the Job Creators Network National Women’s Coalition, serves on the advisory board of the Colorado Women’s Alliance and is the chapter adviser for the Network of Enlightened Women. She is a member of PRSA and the American Enterprise Institute Leadership Network. She was honored by 2 gubernatorial board appointments to serve on the Colorado Commission on Family Medicine and the Colorado State Parks Board.

Antonette earned her BA from Colorado College and her MBA from the University of Denver – Daniels College of Business. She is a graduate of the Denver Chamber’s Leadership Denver program and the Leadership Program of the Rockies. She holds her Six Sigma green belt certification.