Sandra Hagen Solin
is the founder and head of Capitol Solutions, a premier government affairs and lobbying firm representing business clients at the local, state, and federal level.
Sandra established Capitol Solutions in 1992 and quickly built a successful firm solving complex public affairs challenges at the local, state and federal level for exceptional clients made up of Colorado's leading corporate clients, Fortune 500 companies and trade associations.
Sandra has distinguished herself and her firm as leader in the areas of business, land use, development, infrastructure, public finance, banking, technology, transportation, energy, taxation, tourism and economic development.
Known as one of the top legislative strategists, Sandra has built a successful bi-partisan full-spectrum firm and an 85% success rate. Capitol Solutions is the first and only lobbying firm in Colorado to incorporate a values-based communications practice into their lobbying efforts. Capitol Solutions counts among its current and past clients SheaHomes, Broe Company, IKEA, Sears Holding Company, Sterling Ranch, Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, RBC Capital Markets, Google, Colorado Technology Association, Platte River Power Authority, Colorado Contractors Association, Range Fuels, Colorado Concern, Southeast Business Partnership, Hewlett-Packard, San Miguel Valley Corporation, Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, among many more, affording her unique experience and perspective in the state legislative arena. Sandra's relationships have effectively crossed the political divide throughout her career, but Sandra cut her political teeth on the Republican side having first served with Bill Owens during his run for State Treasurer.
In between building Capitol Solutions from the ground up and incorporating a revolutionary public-relations component into her lobbying style, Sandra served numerous statewide and Congressional Republican candidates over the years, including Bill Owens for Governor, John Suthers for Attorney General, Wayne Allard for US Senate, Bob Beauprez for Congress and for Governor.