Committee Member of the Month: Holly Northup

Name: Holly Northup
Company: Keller Williams
Role: Coaching Program Specialist

“Holly joined the Economic Development Committee in 2018. Shortly thereafter, she took on a leadership position as a representative on the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Local Advocacy Council. Holly connects with community leaders and informs out committee about their perspectives and local policy positions. She thoughtfully advances our committee’s commitment to educating AYC members about the key decisions and issues affecting Central Texas residents.” – Kyle K., Economic Development Committee Chair

    1. What brought you to Austin and how long have you been here?
      I grew up in Austin and have lived here since I was one.
    2. How did you get connected to AYC?
      I was looking for a way to be more involved and connected with the Austin community. After researching several organizations, AYC seemed to be the perfect fit.
    3. What are you involved with in AYC AND what is your favorite part of AYC?
      I am a member of the Economic Development Committee and through that the representative for the Greater Austin Chamber Local Advocacy Council. I love how educational and involved the Economic Development Committee is with what is happening in Austin. It is exciting to have such a strong pulse on what’s happening in your city.
    4. Where can we find you brunching in Austin on any given Saturday?
      I am still searching for my favorite brunch place. I always love June’s but I’m excited to try Sour Duck Market and 40 North which are next on my list to try.
    5. If you could have any celebrity live next door to you, who would it be?
      Brene Brown!
    6. If you had guests visiting Austin for the weekend, where is the first place you would take them to show them a good time?
      During the summer it would be Lake Travis. All day Lake living and boat up restaurants is the best time.
    7. If you played hooky for a day, where would we find you and what would you be doing?
      I would be exploring the museums and cultural places in Austin. UMLAUF sculpture garden is always a favorite.
    8. When people ask you what you do for a living, what do you tell them?
      I work for the best company, helping people change their businesses and lives.
    9. Who inspires you?
      Brene Brown
      Danielle LaPorte
      Deepak Chopra
    10. What is your proudest accomplishment?
      Starting my own business. Although I don’t run my business anymore, it was the most rewarding experience and greatest sense of accomplishment.
    11. If you couldn’t live in Austin, where would you want to live?
    12. I want to learn how to…?
      Throw pottery
    13. Pick:
      Soup or Salad?
      Indoors or Outdoors?  
      Winter or Summer?  
      Tea or Coffee?
      Mountains or Beach?