Joy is a Colorado native and when she's not out on the trails with her family, she's all over metro Denver working with buyers and sellers in a profession she is actually passionate about. Joy has been in real estate since 2004 and has thrived in all the ups and downs of the Denver real estate markets. In highly competitive markets, her buyers have been known get under contract the first time, and her sellers get top dollar. Armed with a degree in journalism from The University of Kansas, and a strong background in telecom engineering and project management, Joy wears all the hats of a Realtor with skill. Her tenacity ensures that no deadlines are missed, and her clients receive the best care and advisement. But Joy doesn't stop with real estate. She is the co-chair of the mayor-appointed Wheat Ridge Environmental Sustainability Committee where she is leading a group in the development of a long term sustainability plan for the city of Wheat Ridge. Her interest in environmental sustainability comes from her love of nature, but also from her desire to pass along a community rich in heritage and clean enough to be enjoyed for all future generations. Joy also serves on the board of directors of Localworks, a non-profit that strives for the engagement of Wheat Ridge citizens. The organization advances Wheat Ridge as a vibrant community and brings businesses together with citizens through local events and grant acquisition. Volunteering is an important part of Joy's life and her family has been enriched through the many activities that they do together in the community. Joy is a wife, a daughter, a lover of wine, and the mother of a high-schooler. Amanda attends Lakewood High School and is active in track and field. She throws shot put, hammer, and discuss for Lakewood High School and also with USA Track and Field. The family travels a lot in the summer while she competes, and Amanda successfully throws in national meets each year. Follow Joy on Facebook, and you'll get a peek into the thrilling life of a thrower. Being a Realtor is an important job. There are many hats a good Realtor wears, and many long and stressful hours are spent guiding people through the largest purchase or sale they will ever make in their lives. Joy clearly loves the challenge, and embraces each opportunity as a chance to make her clients truly happy in the process. Her business is based on referrals, and if you're lucky enough to work with Joy, you won't hesitate to pass her name along to your friends.