Steven Skadron has been the Mayor of the City of Aspen since June, 2013. He is committed to sustainable land use practices that support a healthy year-round community and a vibrant visitor-based economy. Under his leadership Aspen has moved closer to its 100% renewable energy goals and tightened building codes that threatened small town character. He is currently spearheading an economic development program focusing on uphill sports.
Mayor Skadron previously served six years as a member of the Aspen City Council and is the principal of SpoonerSkadron LLC, a marketing communications firm he founded in 2003. He serves as an adjunct professor of E-Commerce at Colorado Mountain College’s Isaacson School, and as the President of the Colorado Association of Ski Towns focusing on policies to benefit and sustain mountain communities. He is a graduate of University of Minnesota and has a MBA from Northeastern University, in Boston.