Amy Brady, Founder, StandUP, LLC
A Denver native, Amy has been working within her community for over 20 years. She is a Professional Certified Coach, and experienced trainer and facilitator, a licensed teacher, and a certified youth-program assessor. Amy is also certified as an Energy Leadership Master Practitioner and COR.E Leadership Dynamics Specialist, enabling her to administer the ELI attitudinal assessment and provide subsequent coaching and training toward individual empowerment and organizational culture change.
Following 11 years in the classroom, Amy worked with Colorado State University Extension, developing youth programs in Denver’s inner-city neighborhoods. Through this latter experience, she became passionate about knowing and impacting her greater community. During her time with CSU, Amy was the recipient of two national awards: The NAE4HA Diversity Award and the NAE4HA Excellence in Urban Programming Award. She also received the CSU Extension Distinguished Service Award for superior work with diverse clientele.
She has taught middle and high school science and math, worked with parents of teens, delved into the world of cultural and socioeconomic diversity, and trained hundreds of members of the Denver community on topics ranging from youth engagement, to understanding poverty, to effective leadership, to urban volunteerism.
In 2013 Amy founded StandUP, realizing her long time dream of becoming an entrepreneur.
Amy approaches every project with passion. Dedicated to impacting her community, she puts her heart into her work. At the core of this conviction is her love for people, her devotion to living authentically, and a commitment to creating a thriving future.
Amy is happily married and has three lively children. What she loves more than anything is enjoying the sunshine on the front porch with her neighbors and laughing often and heartily with family and friends.