Brandy joined the Colorado Broadband Office in 2022 and is responsible for providing oversight and management of the office’s programs and state-wide strategy for broadband deployment. Her work includes education, outreach, supporting regional collaborations, fostering relationships with partners, and mobilizing resources to improve the access and affordability of high speed internet. She works to assist with policy and legislative development, serves on various broadband boards, and supports the work of the office.
Her professional experience includes 15 years in local government management in cities and towns across the State of Colorado. As a former Town Manager, she built broadband programs in rural communities and has leveraged resources to deploy high speed internet access. Her local government experience includes managing towns in Weld, Chaffee, Saguache and Eagle Counties. She has served in roles in public utilities and finance, economic development, and government operations in the City of Longmont, City and County of Denver and the Government of the District of Columbia. She has a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs. In 2020, Brandy won the City Manager of the Year award for the State of Colorado by the Colorado City County Managers Association and has been appointed to boards for several civic organizations.
Brandy is originally from Colorado and grew up on the Front Range. She moved to the high country 10 years ago and has lived in Summit, Chaffee and Eagle Counties. She calls the Town of Eagle her home and has spent most of her career in rural Colorado. In her free time, Brandy enjoys skiing, camping, running, mountain/dirt biking and rafting on the Colorado and Arkansas Rivers.