Burgandy Hodge grew up in Chicago and is a U.S. Army veteran. Burgandy has a bachelor’s degree in technical journalism from Colorado State University and a master of business administration (MBA) from University of Phoenix with a concentration in technology management. Her background includes 20 plus years of professional HR/recruiting and operations management experience. She is a trained facilitator in Six Sigma and Lean Business Process Improvement. Burgandy has experience leading in diverse industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, a charter school and military settings. Prior to joining the Board, she served as BFA’s operations director and on the BFA Recruitment Committee prior to the school opening. Burgandy and her husband, Steve, live in Highlands Ranch and have two children.