Civic Center Conservancy
110 16th Street, Suite 905
Denver, Colorado 80202

Lindy Eichenbaum Lent

Executive Director

Lindy Eichenbaum Lent has served as the Civic Center Conservancy’s executive director since 2009, leading the organization’s public-private-nonprofit partnerships to revitalize downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park – elevating and sustaining this historic urban oasis as a vibrant and iconic cultural and community hub through programming, capital improvements, advocacy and fundraising.   Named a Frontline Park by the national City Parks Alliance in 2011, Civic Center is now recognized as a "leading example of urban parks creating economic, environmental and social capital through innovative partnerships."


Named a 2012 "Forty Under 40" honoree by the Denver Business Journal and one of the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce's "Top 25 Most Powerful Women" of 2016, Lent previously served as Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s communications director for both his 2003 mayoral campaign and his first four-year term in office - serving as the mayor's spokesperson, speechwriter and media strategist while overseeing the internal and external communications-related functions of the administration. In 2007, she was named senior advisor to the mayor and subsequently served as the City and County of Denver's director of communications for the Democratic National Convention.


Lent’s previous endeavors included work on Colorado State Senator Mike Feeley’s 2002 Colorado congressional campaign and serving as the communications director for U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett of Austin, Texas. Beginning her career in political journalism, Lent covered Chicago City Hall for suburban Chicago newspapers and Capitol Hill as a Washington correspondent for local TV affiliates in Wisconsin and Texas. Lent received her bachelor’s degree in political science with honors from Stanford University and her master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.


Lent co-chaired Governor John Hickenlooper's 2010-2011 Governor's Residence Transition Committee and Mayor Michael Hancock's 2011 Parks and Recreation Transition Committee and was appointed to the City of Denver's 2011-12 Structural Financial Task Force by former Mayor Bill Vidal. 


Appointed to the Lowry Redevelopment Authority board of directors in September 2013 by Mayor Hancock, Lent is also a member of the Colorado Women’s Forum.  She previously served on the University of Colorado Cancer Center Fund Board, the Denver Preschool Program Advisory Board, the Downtown Denver Partnership's Urban Exploration Trip Steering Committee, and the boards of the Civic Center Conservancy and the American Jewish Committee/Colorado Chapter.