About Us

About Us

Building Our Story

We are exclusively dedicated to providing home building professionals with educational content and resources to help them grow their businesses and serve their communities.

We publish Colorado Builder, a quarterly, statewide trade publication, website and weekly enewsletter providing legislative news, industry updates, design trends, product innovations and best practices for Colorado’s home building industry.

Colorado Builder is a partner, not a product. Let’s build together.

Who We Are

Amy Hamm, COO, Publisher

Amy Hamm

Amy has over 28 years of experience in the media industry, in both consumer and B2B for many industries including construction, finance, healthcare, homes & lifestyles, retirement (including Colorado Builder, 401(k) Specialist, Atlanta Homes & Lifestlyes, Colorado Homes & Lifestlyles, Mountain Living, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles, St Louis Homes & Lifestyles, Pittsburgh Magazine, Benefits Selling, Senior Market Advisor, Boomer Market Advisor, Colorado Biz, Trucking Times, StrokeSmart, Health ONE, Successful Living, Colorado Ballet, The Broadmoor, Re/Max Above Magazine).

As a Colorado native, Amy loves spending time with her husband and family outside in the beautiful mountains, that she calls home.

Amy can be reached at [email protected] or (303) 502-2520.

Valarie Rose Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

Valarie Johnson

Valarie has a 25-year, award-winning career as a publisher, editor and writer for local, regional, national and international publications (including Colorado Builder, Denver Life Magazine, CompanyWeek, Successful Living, You Can Heal Your Life Column (Hay House Publications), ColoradoBiz, Colorado Homes and Lifestyles Magazine, HR Success, Health ONE, Colorado Ballet, LaTeen, La Voz, El Semanario, Fitness Lifestyles, Benefits Selling and Emerging Markets.

Her experience as a journalist also includes having been a news anchor for Telemundo, general assignment reporter/weekend anchor for KENS TV/CBS affiliate in San Antonio, TX, on-air host for PAX-TV, on-air talent for CATV-Denver, producer for the City and County of Denver television station, StudioStars, GarceWorks, Doublejay Productions, Director of Education for Colorado Media School and writer/talent and producer for pieces airing on ABC, CBS, NBC, ESPN, TBS, Independents, Univision and PBS.

Valarie is a Colorado native and enjoys hiking, traveling, meditating, kayaking, yoga, reading and spending time with her husband and family. She can be reached at [email protected] or (303) 502-2523.

Jody Fong, Associate Publisher

Jody Fong

Jody is the Client Partner at Colorado Builder. Jody collaborates with brands and agencies to create media solutions designed to meet our advertiser’s marketing objectives. Her extensive experience across the media landscape in print, digital, mobile, and social enables Jody to understand the client’s needs and provide tailored, results-oriented marketing solutions.

Jody previously worked at USA TODAY and weather.com., and she can be reached at [email protected] or (303) 710-2656.

About Association Media Partners

Launched in 2012, AMP started as a full-service media production company serving national associations developing print products for their members. Today, AMP is an independent media firm offering targeted editorial products to niche markets.