Crestina Martinez | Latino Leadership Institute

Crestina Martinez

Crestina Martinez serves as Chief of Staff to Colorado Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera. Crestina’s career in public services includes: Regional Manager for the Colorado Department of Local Affairs; Government Relations and Partner Outreach for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing; County Liaison for the Colorado Department of Human Services; and, serving as Costilla County’s youngest County Commissioner.

Crestina earned a Bachelor of Arts in both Sociology and Spanish from Colorado College. She was born and raised in the San Luis Valley and is a multi-generational Coloradan. Crestina and her mother raise all natural high altitude grass-finished cattle and hay at the South Ute Mountain Ranch in San Acacio Viejo.

Current Position: Chief of Staff, Colorado Lieutenant Governor


Lives In: San Luis, CO

Areas of Expertise:

  • Bilingual
  • Community Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Community Relations
  • County and State Government Contracts
  • Economic Development
  • External Relations
  • Government
  • Government Relations
  • Health Care
  • Human Services
  • Local and State Government
  • Local Government Affairs
  • Local Government Relations
  • Policy
  • Public Policy

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