About The MDLC Team

In addition to networking events, the council membership consists of bimonthly luncheons that include speakers on topics that affect the local community. Luncheon topics include legislative issues, tax issues, transportation issues, new developments in the metro area and more!

MDLC's 2019 Board of Directors

Allen Paty

Chairman of the Board

Doubletree by Hilton Denver

Cindy Bedan

Sage Hospitality

Kim Corrigan

Sage Hospitality Group

Michael Engleberg


Greg Leonard

Immediate Past Chair

Hyatt Regency Denver

David Coonan

Hotel Teatro

John Everett

Westin Denver Downtown

Andrew Moore

Towne Park

Government Affairs

MDLC continues to monitor several issues at the City and County of Denver.

General Obligation Bonds

The City of Denver’s $937 million Elevate Denver Bond Program was passed by voters in November 2017. The MDLC Board supported the bond package and gave $1,500 to the...

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16th Street Mall Smoking Ban

After several months of stakeholder work, the Denver City Council approved the Breath Easy on the 16th Street Mall Ordinance, which bans all smoking, including vaporizers and e-cigarettes from the 16th Street Mall in mid- 2017. The MDLC Board supported the...

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Security Guard License

In October, 2017, the Denver City Council adopted revisions to the Security Guard Licensure ordinance.  This ordinance requires that all security guards, both in-house and third party, receive a license from the City prior to beginning work as...

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Gender Neutral Restrooms

The Denver City Council approved an amendment to the building code that changes signage requirements for single-stall restrooms. Single-stall restrooms that had were previously required to be signed as “men’s” or “women’s” will become gender-neutral. No...

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Energize Denver

Denver’s benchmarking ordinance requires owners of buildings over 25,000 square feet to annually benchmark the energy use. The City’s programs also engage tenants to improve energy efficiency of their spaces and provide resources to improve the efficiency...

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Cannabis Consumption Licenses

In November 2016, Denver voters approved Initiative 300, which created a four-year pilot program to allow businesses to apply for permits to allow for the social consumption of marijuana. Applicants for permits for Cannabis Consumption Licenses are...

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MDLC Membership

Must be current CHLA Member

Non CHLA Members


For any Allied Member who wishes to drop their Basic membership in CHLA but remain an active member of MDLC.

Don't Be Shy. Get In Touch.

If you are interested in learning more, have questions or would like to speak with a member of our leadership team, please send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!