Kelly is thankful for the amazing community support, from individuals and organizations, to coalitions across the city. If you would like your name added to any of the groups below, use the get involved button up top and send a quick note. 

"It's clear she is the most experienced candidate in the race. She has been successful in attracting business to Denver and she knows how to build diverse coalitions that represent the city. In Denver, we give people a chance to make history--I got to be part of history. And now is the time to give Kelly that chance to make history. Kelly will be the first woman mayor after 45 men--it's about time."
Wellington Webb
Former Denver Mayor
"She hasn't even been elected yet and over the last 20 years, her involvement in the community has made a difference. I'm so glad Kelly represents not only the executive level, which she has excelled in, but she also represents the human spirit because she is a person who has experienced so much. It's time for Kelly."
Wilma Webb
Former State Representative
The Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance (GMDMA) is an 82-year-old African American civil and human rights clergy organization committed to the fight for community and social justice. "With Kelly as mayor, I’m proud that both the faith community and the Black community will have a voice in the government.”
Dr. Thomas S. Mayes
President of the Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance.
“Without a doubt, this is the woman to take us to the next level. She’s the mayor of the future. We have an expectation of genuine partnership. We want to be at the table to tell her exactly what’s happening within our community. We know that we’re able to talk to her.”
Bishop Jerry Ayiku Demmer
VP of Public Relations for the Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance
Elder Sharon Alexander Holt
Executive Director, Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance
Evangelist Jacqueline Moore
Chaplain, Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance
"I have worked with Kelly Brough for the city of Denver since my own election as a City Councilman At-Large in 1989 when she was our council staff liaison. She's not just incredibly savvy regarding how the city operates, she clearly understands 'why' and 'how' the city came to determine how to best serve its citizens."
Tim Sandos
Former Denver City Councilman At-Large
"Denver voters want solid, experienced leadership to get this city back on its feet and moving again. Knowing Kelly for more than 30 years, I know she has that roll-up-the-sleeves attitude. Having raised her family in my district, I trust her to know what the people need and to get the job done."
Kevin Flynn
Denver City Councilman, District 2
Pastor Topazz McBride
V.P of Social Justice, Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance
Dr. Eric Nelson
VP of Aurora, Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance
"I'm an observer of people and I have been watching Kelly Brough for a long time. She is consistent, honest (some might say 'to a fault'), and fair. I trust her and I believe you should too....Vote Kelly Brough for Mayor, it's our time, it's Denver's time to make a choice based on experience and competence! It is the right time for Kelly Brough, and she is the right candidate for Denver mayor!"
Lisa Neal Graves
Former 2nd Vice Chair,
Colorado Democratic Party
"I am thrilled to endorse Kelly Brough for her exceptional leadership and unwavering commitment to fostering inclusivity and open dialogue. Throughout my interactions with Kelly, I have witnessed her remarkable ability to genuinely listen to and value dissenting viewpoints. Her willingness to engage in thoughtful discussions and consider alternative perspectives is truly commendable, as it reflects her deep understanding of the importance of diverse voices in decision-making processes. Furthermore, Kelly's extensive experience in navigating complex challenges has equipped her with the necessary skills and knowledge to hit the ground running from day one. Without a doubt, I wholeheartedly support Kelly and her remarkable ability to foster an inclusive and open-minded approach in addressing critical issues."
Tony Pigford
Community/Education Activist
"With Kelly Brough at the helm, Denver can expect a mayor who will champion democratic values and work tirelessly to create a more equitable and vibrant city for all its residents."
Patricia Shaver
Former 2nd Vice Chair of the Coloardo Democratic Party
"She understands our Democratic values and that's why she has helped expand voter access, fight for hiring practices and defend women's reproductive health. She will bring all voices to the table and work towards affordable housing and safe communities and unite all of Denver's vibrant neighborhoods."
Howard Chou
Former Vice Chair of the Colorado Democratic Party
Bishop Kevin Foreman
Parliamentarian, Greater Denver Metro Ministerial Alliance
"I believe she's the leader we need for the time we're in."
Bill Ritter
Former Governor of Colorado
I have known Kelly for over ten years and as Denver's next Mayor she will do what I have watched her do over and over: Show Up, Answer the phone, See a need and fill it, Lead, Listen, and Serve. I am excited to endorse Kelly as the next Mayor of Denver and look forward to work with her in finding solutions in education, small business growth, policing, homelessness, and the Black and African American experience in Denver. Her ideas are refreshing, she is objective, prepared, and ready to serve.
Dr. Ryan Ross
CEO, Urban Leadership Foundation of Colorado
“I wholeheartedly endorse Kelly Brough for Denver Mayor. Kelly's unwavering commitment to the values of the Democratic Party, her extensive experience in public service, and her deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of the people of Denver make her the ideal candidate for the position. With her proven track record of leadership and dedication to social and economic justice, Kelly will be an advocate for all Denverites, working tirelessly to make our city more inclusive, equitable, and prosperous for everyone. I am confident that Kelly Brough will be an exceptional Mayor for Denver, and I enthusiastically support her campaign.”
Marc Kamin
Former Chair, Denver Democratic Party
"For me as a voter, experience matters, that's why I am endorsing Kelly Brough for Denver mayor. She helped lead the city as Chief of Staff for then-Mayor Hickenlooper--and as director of personnel, Kelly understands how important it is to develop meaningful partnerships with Denver City Council. Kelly has the professional experience to lead our city on day one. We don't have a moment to spare in solving Denver's pressing challenges."
Rosemary Rodriguez
Former Commissioner, US Election Assistance Commission, Former Denver School Board Member, Former Denver City Councilwoman
"We need a mayor who is a collaborator and knows how to bring people together to create a safer, more just and equitable community for all Deverites. Kelly Brough knows how to pull people together and get things done. I trust her with my vote and I know she'll be a phenomenal leader for our city. Now is the time!"
Rosemary Marshall
Former State Representative
" I am proud to endorse Kelly Brough for Mayor, a candidate who truly understands the needs of our diverse communities and the importance of supporting small businesses. As an entrepreneur and the first Black woman legally licensed to own a cannabis store and cultivation in the United States, I recognize Kelly's unwavering commitment to progress, equality, and economic growth. Her dedication and vision for our city will ensure a brighter future for all residents, and I am confident she will be a transformative leader as our next Mayor."
Wanda James
CU Regent, CD1 and Small Business Owner
"Kelly Brings a refreshing openness to our issues, and as a successful businessperson, she truly understands the hardships and financial issues the cannabis industry is facing. We believe she has the leadership skills to get this city on the right track."
Tiffany Goldman
Board Chair, Marijuana Industry Group (MIG)
"Kelly is the only candidate in this race with the executive experience and knowledge of how to run this city. Kelly is the trusted leader we need to to make Denver Safer for all of its residents." 
Tyson Worrell
President, Denver Police Protective Association, PPA endorsement
"I am proud to endorse Kelly for Denver's next mayor because I trust Kelly to put Denver back on track--she'll champion crime prevention, common sense gun safety and bold climate policies. It's going to take all of us to tackle Denver's biggest challenges and I'm proud to join Kelly's team."
Chris Hansen
State Senator, former Denver mayoral candidate
"Kelly is the right leader for this time. She knows the city, has the executive experience and is a trusted leader who can bring people together to address the city's toughest callenges. She has all the qualifications and Denver is overdue to have its first woman mayor."
Gail Schoettler
First woman Colorado State Treasurer and Lieutenant Governor
"Kelly Brough is the leader we need now in Denver. No one can question her extensive executive experience and her knowledge of Denver city government and the challenges Denver now faces. She is also a unifier with the unique ability to bridge divides. Given her life experiences, she also brings to the job compassion and an unequivocal commitment to community. She will deliver the promise of Denver. Let's elect Kelly as our next mayor."
Denise Maes
Campaign Co-Chair & Founder of Maes Solutions
“We’ve had the fortunate pleasure of working with Kelly both in good times and in tough times – that’s what really led us to make this decision. She’s an honest leader – she tells you what you need to hear. Her knowledge of the city makes her uniquely qualified to be the next mayor of Denver.”
Eric Tade
Denver Firefighters Local 858
“Her vision and commitment to diversity and fair treatment of every person in the community exemplifies the kind of mayor Denver deserves and will get with Kelly. Our mission is to reduce juvenile delinquency by mentoring to steer youth toward success and stability. We also endeavor to bridge the gap between the Latino community and law enforcement. Our association spans the United States including Alaska and Puerto Rico.”
Reyes Trujillo
Denver Police Officer & state president, National Latino Peace Officers Association
“We know she’ll work to improve and maintain better relations between law enforcement officers and the community by creating dialogue with Denver employees in developing solutions to the challenges facing this community. Kelly understands the importance of the partnership between city workers and the elected leadership of the city.”
Mike Jackson
Denver Sheriff Lodge 27 of the Fraternal Order of Police
Brough’s track record of accomplishment is impressive. But even more impressive is her honesty, integrity and her commitment to making a great city a blueprint and model for the nation. Her path to this moment is prelude to the promise of greatness.
Pauline Rivera
Publisher, La Voz Colorado
"Denver needs a trusted leader who can meet the city's urgent problems with realistic solutions. Kelly is that person. She's a proven leader with executive experience, and I know she's committed to making this city work for its residents. We have the chance to elect an extremely qualified woman as our mayor, and I couldn't be more excited to endorse Kelly."
Amanda Sawyer
Denver City Councilwoman
"As a dedicated advocate for Denver's people and a proven leader in our community, Kelly Brough has the vision, experience and passion needed to drive our city forward. I am proud to endorse Kelly Brough for Denver Mayor, and I am confident that she will work tirelessly to create a thriving, inclusive and sustainable future for all residents."
Steve Woodrow
Colorado State Representative
I believe in Kelly Brough. In her working experience she has been thoughtful, practical, and inclusive – always welcoming new improvement ideas and innovations that can be successfully implemented. She will provide solutions to our critical issues while working to avoid unintended consequences. Denver needs her positive leadership.
Wayne New
Former Denver City Councilman
"I wholeheartedly support Kelly Brough as Denver's next mayor. Together we believe that the biggest hurdle facing municipalities is "average thinking." Mayor Kelly Brough will lead Denver boldly into the future. As mayor emeritus of the City of Fort Collins and past president of the Colorado Municipal League, I encourage you to make your voice count, and elect Kelly Brough."
Wade Troxell
Former Mayor, Fort Collins, Former President Colorado Municipal League
"I've known Kelly for the better part of a decade. Over the course of that time, I've watched her prove consistent in strong leadership and listening to understand diverse perspectives. Under Kelly's direction as CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Prosper Colorado launched as part of her commitment to make Colorado the best place to live, work and do business - no matter your race, ethnicity or gender. True to her strong and collaborative leadership, Kelly positioned Prosper Colorado to bring together public, private and nonprofit sectors to address data-proven inequities that we can collectively resolve by providing access to opportunities for all Coloradans. Kelly is prepared to carry those equity commitments forward and unite our city as Mayor of Denver. She's the most experienced executive leader ready to get to work on day one."
Tasha Jones
CEO + Founder
LVJones Consulting
“Kelly is a courageous leader who has the multidimensional experience necessary to lead Denver on day 1. She is collaborative, thoughtful, and serious about solving challenges and continuing to build an equitable and awesome city that works for all.”
Amber F. McReynolds
Former Director of Elections for Denver, Principal & Founder,Strategy Rose, LLC
"We are on the verge of making history with Kelly as our first woman mayor. I trust Kelly to lead Denver into a brighter future."
Vicki Cowart
First Woman State Geologist & Director of the Colorado Geological Survey and Former President & CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
"Kelly was the creator of very interesting State of the City luncheons each year at the Chamber of Commerce where she moderated the presentations of metropolitan political, governmental, and private leaders, respecting all of them. She can create the cooperation that is essential to solve our major problems such as crime and homelessness."
Pat Pascoe
Former State Senator
"I'm excited and honored to be able to support Kelly Brough as Denver’s next mayor. She has the longstanding experience in Denver running the city, working with the Denver administration and knowing the city inside and out and also the personal experience of a life that had its challenges, so she truly understands the community as a whole. Vote for Kelly Brough, she will be a great mayor for Denver."
John Walsh
Former US Attorney
"Women in Colorado have shown time and time again that they can lead. Kelly has proven that she has the courage to make tough decisions and lead with integrity. Despite Colorado's progress, we still haven't managed to elect a woman as Denver mayor, governor, or senator. It's past time that Denver has its first woman mayor to lead the city--and Kelly is the right woman to do it."
Joan Fitz-Gerald
First woman Colorado State Senate President
"Denver needs a mayor that we can trust to have the courage to be honest about the challenges we face and has the skills to solve the city's biggest problems on day one. Kelly is that leader. She has the values, the vision, and the grit to lead the city into a progressive future where communities are safer, housing is affordable, and where unhoused Denverites have a chance to get back on their feet. Let's make history and make Kelly our next mayor."
Rick Palacio
Former Chairman, Colorado Democratic Pary
"Kelly is no stranger to breaking barriers. She fearlessly led the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce as their first woman President and CEO, and she'll do it again as our next mayor. Kelly has the courage to fight for Denver's most vulnerable communities and her lived experience makes her a compassionate leader. It's time for Kelly to lead."
Lucía Guzmán
First Latina and first openly lesbian woman to serve as Colorado State Senate Minority Leader
"This is such a consequential race. The smart answer, the right answer, is to endorse a candidate who will be ready on day one. We have an opportunity to elect our first female mayor and people should think about that. Kelly Brough should be our first female mayor."
Kwame Spearman
Former Denver Mayoral Candidate
"Denver Needs a bad-ass (bold) woman leader who is a doer, not a dreamer. Kelly is experienced, decisive and is the only candidate running for Mayor with the lived, professional, and executive experience that our City needs. She's a fighter and she'll stand up for Denver!"
Kendra Black
Denver City Councilwoman
"I am endorsing Kelly Brough for Denver Mayor because she will bring Denver back! Kelly's commitment to the LGBTQ community is second to none and her ability to run the city has been proven time and again."
Alex Valdez
Colorado State Representative
Kelly Brough will bring an unprecedented level of job readiness and steady, principled leadership to the role of Denver Mayor. Her determination to harness the capacity of our community and familiarity with the day-to-day city operations are important qualities we need to get big things done in the city. History--or if you're talking about the Mile High City in 2023--herstory is in the making"
Travis Leiker
Former candidate for City Council at Large
“We trust Kelly to lead with integrity and we’re confident she’ll be an effective mayor. Kelly knows this city and has proven experience of doing what’s best for Denver – and we know we can rely on her to support labor and plumbers.”
Sean Wyatt
Plumbers Local 3
“Denver Pipefitters Local 208 is excited to endorse Kelly Brough for Denver Mayor,” said Gary Arnold, Business Manager of Pipefitters Local 208. “Kelly’s experience as an executive coupled with her unquestioned leadership ability is exactly what our city needs. We can’t wait to roll up our sleeves and work alongside her to address the challenges we are currently facing.”
Gary Arnold
Pipefitters Local 208
“Small businesses are an important element to the Colorado economy and have a considerable economic impact to our local economy. Kelly Brough’s track record, experience, and passion to support and grow businesses of every size and industry aligns perfectly with HCC’s vision for a prosperous business community in Denver.
Rosy Aburto McDonough
Executive Director, Hispanic Contractors of Colorado & HCC Contractor Academy
"Kelly Brough is the leader Denver needs right now. Her extensive executive experience, inside and outside of city government, coupled with her ability to bring diverse groups together make her the best choice to be Denver's next mayor. I hope you join me in supporting Kelly Brough for mayor."
Chris Herndon
Campaign Co-Chair & Denver City Council Member
"I am proud to support Kelly Brough for Denver Mayor. I worked with Kelly when she was a legislative aide to the entire Denver City Council in my own time as a public servant. Her familiarity with the city and her ability to execute on the Promise of Denver on day 1 is a differentiating factor for me."
Joyce Foster
Former State Senator and Denver City Councilwoman
"As a member of Colorado's State Board of Education I have witnessed firsthand the importance of strong leadership and dedication to education in our communities. That's why I am thrilled to endorse Kelly Brough for Mayor. Her unwavering commitment to education and her vision to invest in our students, educators, and schools make her the ideal candidate to lead our city into an innovative future. Kelly understands that our children's success is the cornerstone of a thriving community, and I am confident that under her leadership we will build a more equitable, innovative and prosperous city for all."
Lisa Escarcega
Member of the Colorado State Board of Education
"Kelly Brough is just plain tough. And with the challenges we are facing in Denver, we require leadership that has the experience, resolve, and courage to persevere. Her humility and grounding are also a refreshing departure from aimless career politicians that don't deliver or hold themselves accountable. Denver needs to get back to winning, and Kelly is clearly our best bet. She is an exceptional and fiercely competitive player and coach who will attract like-minded public servants and make great strides for all Denver citizens."
Thomas Wolf
Former Candidate for Denver Mayor
"Kelly's personal story gives her the ability to empathize with her neighbors. Kelly's history also gives her the strength to understand how to help people to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals. I am supporting Kelly because she is a compassionate leader who will govern with humility and grace."
Rabbi Steven Foster
Community Leader
"The most effective leaders possess the courage to tackle tough challenges, the creativity to come up with innovative solutions, and the ability to foster collaboration between individuals and groups with diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. That’s why I’m endorsing Kelly Brough for Denver Mayor. Kelly has demonstrated a commitment to these qualities and a track record as a successful manager. We need that clear focus over Denver’s next decade to build an opportunity city for all."
Erik Clarke
Financial Manager, Community Leader
"It’s our time. I want my daughter and daughters all over the city to know that Kelly is ready with the leadership and experience Denver needs. And as mayor of Denver, she will break down the last barrier for women in city governance. I want to be witness to that. It’s time!"
Katherine Archuleta
First Latina Director of the US Office of Personnel Management under President Barack Obama
"Running a non-profit dedicated to creating more affordable housing in east Denver, I know how urgent the need is. It is essential that Denver's next mayor partners with local organizations and builds the coalitions necessary to make substantial change quickly. Kelly has the executive experience to get the job done."
Monica Martinez
Community Leader
"I don't know of another person more qualified, more knowledgeable, or more prepared to lead this City. She sees the City and its challenges from the inside out and the outside in--the City as it is; the City as it can be; as it should be. It's been a long time since we've had such a clear choice among the candidates about who is best ready to lead the City."
Susan Casey
Former Councilwoman
"I support Kelly Brough because she has proven she can lead with courage and compassion. She is an authentic leader who exemplifies humility and quiet confidence. Kelly is exactly what Denver needs--a strong leader who has no agenda except to bring people together in a unified vision. She is a CEO, not a politician."
Debbie Herrera
Community Leader
"I worked with Kelly when she was the Director of the Denver Career Service Authority and the Mayor's Chief of Staff. In both jobs, she was always brilliant, poised, and a great leader."
Luis Corchado
Community Leader
"Denver is facing enormous challenges and we simply do not have time for a mayor who needs training wheels in their first years on the job. Kelly is the only candidate with the executive experience we so desperately need in this moment. I have known Kelly for over 20 years, and Kelly's executive experience and positive leadership style will move Denver forward and proactively address our most pressing issues, such as affordable housing, crime and people feeling unsafe, and economic development."
Juanita Chacon
Community Leader
"In the years that I have known Kelly, her kindness, integrity and leadership ability have impressed me. She's a truly authentic, honest and humble leader who's knowledge of Denver and the needs of the city are always foremost in her actions. She will make a truly exceptional mayor and will lead this city in solving the issues it is currently facting."
Nick Nuanes
Former Denver Fire Chief
"I've seen Kelly in action and I'm behind her 100 percent. Not only does she see the promise of Denver, she can deliver it."
Jeanne Robb
Former Citycouncilwoman
"Kelly is a wonderful, supportive and visionary person. It is in her nature. I have known Kelly for a long time, but most importantly, we worked together for many years in the City. Together we managed successfully many complex and difficult challenges and I never doubted her desire to do good for the people of our City. It has been one of the greatest privileges of my life to know and work with Kelly."
Bill Vidal
Former Mayor of Denver
The Colorado Blueflower Fund has endorsed Kelly Brough for Mayor. The Blueflower Fund is a "...community of thousands of progressive Coloradans...committed to helping elect pro-choice, Democratic women...." The endorsement email to Kelly states, "We are an all-volunteer organization and are thrilled to support your hard work....Thank you for running and we wish you the best of luck this campaign cycle."
Colorado Blueflower Fund
Kelly has received a 100 percent rating from PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTES COLORADO, the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains.
Kelly is honored to receive this acknowledgment of her support for healthcare access for all people.
"Denver is at a critical juncture. Its success is truly tied to who is elected as our next mayor. To me, there is only one choice: Kelly Brough. I have known and worked with Kelly for the past 30 years. She is brilliant, a convener of all viewpoints, and truly loves Denver. Kelly knows how to run the city, is innovative, and has articulated solutions for the big issues. She can make tough decisions, and will build the best team to create and implement what is needed to achieve the promise of Denver. This is Kelly. Kelly Brough for Mayor."
Michelle Lucero
Community Leader
"For the past 15 years, I have interacted with Kelly on various levels: as a business leader, a volunteer, and most recently as a small business owner. I have always felt that she wants people and businesses to succeed, and there's room for all. She is what Denver needs in a mayor."
Donna Baros
Small business owner and community leader
"Denver City Hall needs a CEO like Kelly Brough and not just another politician. She displays the skill, leadership, experience, vision and compassion to sustain the things we all love about Denver — and to transform what needs to improve. Now, more than ever, Denver needs Kelly Brough as its mayor."
Denver Gazette
Editorial Board
"We are pleased to share our endorsements for the upcoming April 2023 election. All of the candidates were thoroughly vetted by an interview committee, the DMAR Government Affairs Committee and the DMAR Board of Directors. Endorsements were based on candidates' support for homeownership, housing, property rights and a willingness to collaborate on key issues impacting Denver."
Denver Metro Association of Realtors
"It was a pleasure learning more about your campaign and positions on the important issues surrounding housing policy in Denver. The City has a lot of work to do in this area but please know that the Home Builders Association is 100% committed to supporting Denver’s next Mayor and City Council in addressing the bedrock principles of housing attainability and making the dream of home ownership a reality for Denver residents."
Metro HousingCoalition
Home Builders Association of Metro Denver
"Kelly Brough has earned my wholehearted endorsement for Denver Mayor. In terms of relevant work experience, compelling personal story and sound policy ideas, Kelly stands head and shoulders above the competition. Brighter days are ahead for Denver with Kelly at the helm!"
Larry Trujillo
Retired Denver Fire Chief
Former Director Homeland Security-
State of Colorado
"Kelly is equipped. This isn't something I think; it is something I know. I have had the privilege of working in city government with Kelly and I saw, firsthand, the breadth and depth of her leadership, decision-making and forward-thinking. I am confident Kelly has the will, the heart and the expertise to leverage the collective strengths and voices of our communities to build a strengthened Denver.
Dwinita Mosby Tyler PhD
Founder & Leader, The Equity Project, TEDx Speaker, Author & Public Speaker
“As Chair of the Denver Metro Mayor’s Caucus, I know the impact that the growing numbers of people experiencing homelessness have had on our communities across the region. I have read Kelly Brough’s plan, and it makes sense for Denver and for the region. I know she is the leader who can bring people together to end encampments and expand housing and sheltering in a smart, efficient and effective manner. “
Adam Paul
Mayor, City of Lakewood
“Kelly’s right-homelessness is a regional challenge that demands a regional response. Her plan is thoughtful and actionable. More importantly, she has the experience and leadership qualities necessary to take on this complex issue starting on Day 1.”
Jackie Millet
Mayor, City of Lone Tree
“Kelly Brough’s plan is focused on safety for all people in Denver – those who are unhoused and housed. She is not afraid to make hard decisions about how to allocate limited resources and when to end programs and approaches that aren’t working. She is committed to ending encampments and creating more housing and evolving our shelter system, so it better meets the needs of the diverse populations experiencing homelessness. Her proven record of effective collaboration will be valuable as we work together across the region to end homelessness.”
Laura Weinberg
Mayor, City of Golden
"I am supporting Kelly Brough because she is ready to dig in and get the work done on day one. She understands the complexities of the City, the need for a regional approach to solve some of our toughest challenges and has the heart and leadership to move us all forward together. "
Michelle Trujillo
Community Leader
“In 1984 I was the finance director for the Monty Pascoe for Mayor campaign. That's how long I've worked in Denver politics. You do the math. I have never seen a candidate with the intelligence, compassion, and most important, the experience to lead this city and the region. When you look at her life and work experience, you realize that she actually cares about people like you and me. Kelly Brough is the mayor Denver needs. Please join me in supporting her."
Susan Barnes-Gelt
Former Councilwoman
Marc Williams
Mayor, City of Arvada
“Kelly Brough’s plan is achievable, and I believe she will be an effective partner with mayors across the region to successfully reduce homelessness in the Denver metro region. “
Herb Atchison
Former Mayor, City of Westminster
“As Chair of the Housing, Homelessness and Hunger Committee, for the Metro Mayor’s Caucus, I support Kelly Brough’s data-driven and collaborative approach to address homelessness that is impacting all of our communities. Her compassion coupled with clear goals and timelines will be valuable as we work together to solve this crisis across the region.”
Bud Starker
Mayor, City of Wheat Ridge
"We need a Mayor who is going to make restoring community safety a top priority. A Mayor who understands the complexity of the challenge she faces. A Mayor who can attract the kind of talent needed to build a strong, intentional culture within our public safety agencies. A Mayor who has the grit, determination, and proven leadership skills to make change happen."
Al Lacabe
Former City of Denver Manager of Safety
"As the first Black person elected to the Arapahoe County Commission, I understand the importance of strong intergovernmental partnerships. I proudly endorse Kelly Brough for Denver Mayor, as her collaborative and innovative leadership will undoubtably strengthen the ties between our neighboring counties. Kelly's unwavering commitment to fostering cooperation and open communication across local governments will propel our region forward, ensuring a prosperous future for all our communities."
Leslie Summey
Arapahoe County Commissioner
I'm endorsing Kelly because I know she has the experience to take everyone's needs into account and make the best decisions for Denver. She is an experienced leader who will find compromise and tackle the huge challenges we face in Denver. I also appreciate her commitment to fight to acquire the Park Hill Golf Course and I know she will be the best negotiator to get the best deal possible. It's time for new leadership for Denver and I know Kelly has what it takes to create a better Denver for all of us!
Tyler Drum
Former Denver City Council Candidate
"I support Kelly Brough for Mayor of Denver because she has the knowledge, experience, and vision to provide the answers for Denver's needs. Her long and dedicated service in Denver city government will be the informed difference in making Denver better."
Miriam Reed
First Woman Division Chief, Denver Police Department
I am proudly supporting Kelly Brough for Mayor of Denver. She is the better qualified candidate to solve Denver's toughest problems. In her private life and her career, she has always proven that she is the energetic successful DO-er and not a talker only. Denver is in dire need of a female mayor. Denver needs Kelly Brough. Let's make history and elect Denver's first woman mayor.
Renate Behrens
Former Denver Mayoral Candidate
"I am proud to support Kelly Brough for Mayor of Denver. Families in Denver Urgently need a City that works for everyone. They need a Mayor who understands and works effectively for good neighborhoods, safe streets, quality jobs, sensible transportation, active parks, public health and environment, strong schools, fairness, and good government. I believe Denver is at a turning point. The next Mayor must have the skills, work ethic, and values to do it all, from day one. This was a hard choice for me, because so many of these candidates share my values for justice and equity. So many have honorable records of public service to Denver and Colorado. But Kelly is the one who possesses all the values, skills and experience I think we need at this critical moment. She has my vote."
Carol Boigon
Former Councilwoman

"As a small business consultant, I hear daily from small businesses about the barriers and challenges they face. I am supporting Kelly Brough for mayor because Kelly understands that small businesses are an indispensable part of Denver's vitality and quality of life. Kelly understands what small businesses need to thrive, and she has the proven leadership and passion to get the work done."

Danny Martinez
Small Business Consultant & Community Leader
"I've known Kelly for 20 years and I've seen her in action as CEO/President of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce as one of 40 board members. Kelly is an authentic leader and can produce results for Denver. I've seen her bring diverse people together to solve real issues. Kelly is the promise Denver needs."
Perla Gheiler
Community Leader

"Kelly Brough has a City-wide perspective, having been Mayor John Hickenlooper's chief of staff while I was on City Council. She then deepened her executive experience during her time as head of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Kelly started off her life with some tough challenges, and overcoming these challenges has made her determined to see that no one is left behind."

Marcia Johnson
Former Councilwoman
Kelly Brough has a common-sense approach and wants to make public safety the priority it needs to be. Adding more officers and providing training are at the top of the list. She knows the business community and has a plan to return the downtown district to a place to work and have fun. She is definitely the best candidate for public safety.
John Schnittgrund
President, Denver Police Retiree Assn., Past President, Police Protective Assn.

"When I was president of the Police Protective Association and negotiating with Mayor Hickenlooper's Administration, Kelly Brough played a key role in the successful negotiations of our contract. Kelly was professional, open to suggestions and ideas, and fully understood the issues on the table. I am supporting Kelly because her focus is on what is best for Denver and not about any future political gain. She can hit the ground running on day one, and this is what Denver needs."

Martin Vigil
Retired Detective and Former PPA President Martin Vigil

Other Endorsements

Aaron Perlut

Adeeb Khan

Amy Edinger

Andrew Feinstein

Brad Clark

Cathey Finlon

Cedric Buchanon

Chad Gentry

Cody Belzley

David Fine

David Wollard

David Asarch

David Foster

David Steel

Denise Maes

DJ Close

Erin Trapp

Gabe Cohen

Greg Movesian

Heidi Baskfield

Helen Atkeson

Jake Swanton

Jane Prancan

Jean Galloway

Jerry Glick

John Beeble

John Huggins

Jon Kinning

Josh Miller

Juanita Chacon


Katherine Rizzuto

Kirk Mielenz

Kyle Chism

Lance Enders

Laura Rizzo

Laurie Simonson

Laurie Troge

Leanna Clark

Leslie Oliver

Linda Childears

Lisa Zoeller

Lori Fox

Lorii Rabinowitz

Michelle Lucero

Mike Dino

Mike Zoellner

Ned Minor

Paul Lhevine

Richard (Buzz) Geller

Ryan Conover

Sam Bailey

Sara Thompson Cassidy

Sarah McCarthy

Sean Walsh

Sheila MacDonald

Stephanie Donner

Tamra Ward

Tasha Jones

Thomas Downey

Trey Rogers

Will Simpkins

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