Brooke works as a Lighting Specialist with the Wolf Creek Company, a green industry distributor. She has worked in the lighting sector for fourteen years, and worked in the automotive sector for 16 years prior to that. She has degrees in Japanese and Business from Ohio State University and an M.B.A. from Franklin University.
Brooke received her COLD (Certified Outdoor Lighting Designer) certification in 2011 and her CLVLT (Certified Low Voltage Lighting Technician) certification in 2007. She is involved in the Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP), and is the former chairperson of the CLVLT Committee. Additionally, Brooke is also involved in the International Landscape Lighting Institute (illi) Board of Directors, and she is a mentor during its intensive lighting design course. She also teaches lighting installation and design classes for contractors, designers and landscape architects.
In her spare time she enjoys baking, photography, doing stained glass and scuba diving. Brooke and her husband Doug have been married for 27 years and they have three daughters.