40 Under 40, Class of 2015

Amy Briggs-Macha


Syngenta Flowers, Home & Garden, Denver, Colorado

Job Title

Technical Lead — Seed Specialist


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.


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!”