Dr. Brooks is an Emmy award-winning marketing, media and communications strategist, and former television newscaster and executive producer. She has been providing advertising, multicultural, video production, and crisis communications counsel to clients in several industries for decades, i.e. energy and utilities, higher education, transportation and infrastructure industries, and issue advocacy and political campaigns. Dr. Brooks serves as the lead strategist for the agency, having received more than 200 entrepreneurial and journalism awards for her work including NABJ’s prestigious Ida B. Wells Award in 2019. She serves on the executive board of the Federal City Council and is a longtime advocate for minority and women’s issues and small business.