40 Under 40, Class of 2015

Amy Briggs-Macha

Company

Syngenta Flowers, Home & Garden, Denver, Colorado

Job Title

Technical Lead — Seed Specialist

Accomplishments

Helped develop growing protocols for new products and programs at Tagawa Greenhouses. Works with breeders and marketing team to develop cultural growing guidelines for growers.

Extracurricular

Every Day is a Dog Day: Amy and her husband have two Basset Hounds, Daisy and Duke, “who provide us with non-stop love, entertainment and downright stubbornness.” If you ask her about them, be prepared to “suffer through countless doggie stories and pictures.”

Fun Facts

Deep Roots in the Rockies: Amy is a fifth-generation Coloradan. “What can I say? When my family finds a good thing, we stick with it!”