Michael Coors ’06

Michael Coors ’06

Appointed January 1, 2024
Term Expires December 31, 2027

Michael Coors is the Chief Executive Officer of CoorsTek, Inc., a privately held global supplier of technical ceramic materials based in Golden, Colorado.  The company serves a wide variety of industries including Semiconductor, Aerospace and Defense and Medical Orthopedics.


Over the past seven years, Michael has helped to chart a new strategic direction for CoorsTek, which included recruiting a new executive leadership team and reorganizing the business into a functional reporting structure.  As part of this shift the company significantly increased its R&D investment, building a of a state-of-the-art materials center in Golden, reduced its manufacturing footprint by 30% while expanding top-line revenue and global reach.


Prior to joining CoorsTek Michael served as CEO of Outlast Technologies, a world leader in thermal management solutions used in temperature regulation in textiles, batteries and other uses.


Michael’s entrepreneurial spirit have fueled his passion for and interest in engaging with young leaders, non-profit organizations and start-ups.  He currently serves on the boards for the Adolph Coors Company, CoorsTek Inc., and Leadership X.


Of note, Michael is helping to lead a $550M revitalization project that will convert CoorsTek’s oldest historic manufacturing site into a technology-focused, mixed-use hub in downtown Golden, reinforcing the Coors family’s long-term commitment and investment to this region.  He also serves on the Colorado School of Mines’ Venture Fund investment committee promoting entrepreneurship throughout the Mines ecosystem.

Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines. He and his wife Charity reside with their three children in Evergreen, Colorado