About

Executive Leadership

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Steven Marshall

PRESIDENT & CHAIRMAN

Steven is the President and Chairman at Port Colorado. In 2011, Steven led a group to acquire the property and has spearheaded the project since that time. Steven’s focus is on leadership and the strategic direction of Port Colorado, which has led the project to becoming the next great economic engine for the Metro Denver area and the region. Among his duties at Port Colorado, he oversees all contract negotiations and manages the vast Team of consultants through the development and entitlement process. Those areas include Design, Civil Engineering, Water, Rail and Energy. Steven’s experience includes 25 years in domestic and international exploration and production of natural resources. He was the founder of two privately held oil & gas exploration and production companies focused on development of high impact plays across both North America and Africa. Steven’s career focus has been dedicated to the acquisition of land and mineral interests, with a precise commitment to maturing those assets for development and asset appreciation. Steven performed his undergraduate studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.

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Nick Hernandez

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Nick is Chief Executive Officer of Port Colorado. Overseeing all aspects of Port Colorado, Nick’s primary focus is on Real Estate Development, Design and Marketing, as well as overseeing the additional business lines in the park including Logistics, Rail, Data, and Solar. Nick has over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate, brokerage and development. From 2010 to 2020, Nick served as Managing Director of Retail Services at Transwestern. At Transwestern he played a leading role in the strategic direction and leadership in the area of retail services on both a regional and national basis. During his time in this role, Nick represented some of Houston’s most high-profile mixed-use developments and consulted on large-scale mixed-use developments across the country. Over the years, Nick has acquired and developed commercial property in Houston and the surrounding area, focusing on retail development and power centers. Nick received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.

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Will Metcalf

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT – LOGISTICS & RAIL

Will is Executive Vice President of Logistics and Rail at Port Colorado with a focus on Business Development and Project Management. Will is responsible for the management and development of rail and logistics within Port Colorado’s rail-served industrial park. Prior to joining Port Colorado, Will spent 11 years as a Vice President of Industrial Development at OmniTRAX / Broe Group, where he led many of the company’s largest business initiatives and projects.  Will’s background includes over 15 years in commercial real estate brokerage in the Denver Metro area across all product types including industrial, office, retail and land. Will attended the University of Denver where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Finance and Construction Management.

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Kelsey B. Hall

LAND & PROJECT MANAGER

Kelsey is the Land & Project Manager at Port Colorado. At Port Colorado, Kelsey drives surface and sub-surface land development through the management of Port Colorado’s diverse project set: including renewables, municipal approvals, civil engineering, utilities, water and sanitation services. With a robust background in land, mineral development and project management, Kelsey has brought over $800 million in transactions to a close throughout her career. Prior to joining the team, her experience included developing large scale energy projects at ConocoPhillips Company for over 7 years. Kelsey received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Energy Commerce from Texas Tech University.

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Theron Skidmore

SENIOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

Theron is the Senior Construction Manager at Port Colorado. Theron is focused on leading and managing all aspects of construction, both horizontal and vertical, throughout the entire development. This includes pre-planning, site logistics, design, bidding, cost management,  contract negotiations, infrastructure, and buildings. Theron has been involved in construction for 27 years.  Nineteen of those years were spent working at General Contractors in Colorado running large commercial construction projects across various market sectors in the industry, with Brinkmann Constructors and GE Johnson Construction being the most recent. Theron received a Masters degree in Psychology from Central Michigan University, then continued his education at the University of Denver – Daniels College of Business, where he obtained a second Masters degree in Real Estate and Construction Management.

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Loren Chapman

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

Loren is the Administration & Account Manager at Port Colorado. Joining the team in 2011, Loren is responsible for managing all administrative affairs, accounts payable and receivable, and financial reporting. Loren’s background includes a diverse set of experience including AP & AR management, as well as, title research and the management of land acquisition teams.