Ms. Brandeberry began her public affairs career in Washington DC as an assistant to Senator Robert Dole, Majority Leader of United States Senate. Ms. Brandeberry then spent a year serving in the Reagan White House in the office of Cabinet Affairs.
Following her work on Capitol Hill Ms. Brandeberry joined the Federal lobbying firm Black, Manafort, Stone & Atwater where she represented a diverse group of client interests on the Hill.
Ms. Brandeberry eventually moved home to Kansas to pursue a graduate degree from the University of Kansas. While in graduate school she began her state lobbying career specializing in civil justice, local government and transportation issues.
In 1997 Ms. Brandeberry moved to Denver to lobby before the Colorado General Assembly. She continues to specialize in legislative advocacy for transportation, civil justice, and local government issues. In 1999 she served as campaign manager for the Referendum 4-A transit funding campaign, which, in tandem with Governor Owen’s Referendum 4-B highway campaign, resulted in historic victories for transit and transportation funding for the Denver metro region.
Ms. Brandeberry was featured in Colorado’s 5280 magazine’s, “22 to watch in 2002” and was awarded the Consumer Protection Award in 2007 by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. Currently Ms. Brandeberry is a member of the Board of Directors for the Denver Film Society and serves as a member of the Vestry for St. Thomas Episcopal Church.
In 2011, Ms. Brandeberry participated in a Panel as part of a Women in Civic Leadership Lecture Series at Stephen’s College. As an alumni of Stephen’s College, Ms. Brandeberry was proud to have been able to contribute to such an event that encourages women to participate in all levels of government.