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Colorado Builder is the only B2B, multimedia platform designed to promote products and services to construction and trade professionals statewide, including home builders, remodelers, engineers, architects, designers, landscape architects, and outdoor living professionals.

Our Team

Amy Hamm, COO, Publisher | (303) 710-2471 | [email protected]

As our Chief Operations Officer, Amy oversees the strategic planning, execution, and optimization of all aspects of the media publishing business, from marketing communications and creative direction to project management and contract negotiations. With over 30+ years of experience in the media industry, Amy has a proven track record of delivering innovative solutions, building strong relationships, and leading successful teams across multiple platforms and industries. Her media background extends into both consumer and B2B for many industries including construction, finance, healthcare, homes & lifestyles, retirement (including Colorado Builder, 401(k) Specialist, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, 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 Nathan and three children, Cleo, Christian and JD, outside in the beautiful mountains, that she calls home.

Katie Ditallo, Director of Media Sales | (303) 704-6812 | [email protected]

Katie is a relationship-based, sales-driven and growth-focused leader in the B2B and media sales industry with over 15 years’ experience. As a visionary with a proven track record, she initiates and nurtures lasting relationships with clients, which also serves as a solid foundation for propelling effective marketing campaigns and driving business-growth initiatives for all parties. Katie’s background encompasses multiple revenue-generating competencies (client engagement, client needs assessment, consultative solution sales, profit optimization and integrated marketing campaigns) in various markets, including media, retail and hospitality. Her expertise lies in executing revenue-generating sales strategies, event organization/execution, direct go-to-market campaigns, client engagement and negotiating substantial high-value contracts to accelerate business growth. She is highly skilled in securing new customers and closing profitable deals while nurturing beneficial relationships as noted in her concurrent role as Senior Account Executive - GRAPHICS PRO EXPO at Cahaba Media Group and her previous position as Territory Sales Manager at National Business Media, where she grew with the company during her successful,12-year tenure. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Arizona State University and excels in the art of listening as well as asking the right questions to create and secure meaningful and profitable partnerships. Katie is a compassionate and caring Colorado native who loves to spend time with her husband Brad and children Gianna and Enzo.

Corey Dahl, Editor | (303) 502-2519 | [email protected]

Corey has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and editor for publications including Colorado Builder, Solar Today, and Life Insurance Selling. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado and a master’s degree in communications management from Webster University. Corey lives in Denver with her dog Rosie and enjoys reading, eating, and traveling.

Valarie Rose Johnson, Editor Emeritus | (303) 877-6470 | [email protected]

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.

Brian Gilbert, Art Director | [email protected]

As an artistic creative director, Brian has over 19 years of experience in the advertising and design industry with a strong personal focus on brand innovation, visual communication, design direction and ad production. Brian’s strong artistic vision and excellent leadership skills, continually inspires our team visually, ultimately being responsible for the creative inspiration behind our award-winning magazines. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Metropolitan State University of Denver, and is proficient in typography, art direction, page layout, magazine, and logo design. Brian lives in Centennial with his wife and two children.

About Association Media Partners (AMP)

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.