September Meeting – Economic Literacy Colorado, Investing in Colorado’s Youth

Economic Literacy Colorado’s mission is to equip teachers and students with the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve a lifetime of economic understanding and financial security. President & CEO, Amy Sherman, will discuss how Economic Literacy Colorado is creating a new generation of informed decision makers and financially savvy citizens.

Amy Sherman joined Economic Literacy Colorado in 2023 and brings over 30 years of experience in public service and decades of building partnerships with leaders and influencers to champion important work for the community. As the daughter of one of the first female FirstBank officers, Amy was taught financial literacy throughout her upbringing and is passionate to expand economic education and financial literacy to Colorado teachers and students. Most recently, Amy was the President & CEO of the Northwest Douglas County Chamber & EDC. Amy has more than 25 years of experience in the chamber of commerce, trade association and economic development industries. Her strong organizational management skills help her shine in being a catalyst for business growth, a convener of leaders and influencers, and a champion for the community. 

Amy was one of Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 winners in 2012, Economic Development Rookie of the Year in 2013, and Denver Business Journal’s Top Women in Energy in 2015. Additionally, Amy was awarded the Colorado Chamber President of the Year 2008, and top women of Jefferson County in 2011.