Brooke was Miss Maryland in 2009 and competed in the 2010 Miss America competition live at the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. During her year as Miss Maryland, she volunteered at nearly 200 events and worked with over 30 non-profit organizations, including Kennedy Krieger Institute, USO DC Metro, and the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation. She was also the official Spokesperson for the organization Pathfinders for Autism and traveled to schools throughout the state raising awareness and education among elementary and middle school students. Brooke won the preliminary talent award in the Miss Maryland competition with her rendition of Martina McBride’s “A Broken Wing,” and had the opportunity to sing the National Anthem for a crowd of 150,000 at Andrew’s Airforce Base, as well as open for Condoleezza Rice at the PenFed Foundation’s Night of Heroes Gala.
Brooke grew up in Westminster, Maryland where her parents still reside. After college she became a local to Baltimore and was the Prevention and Outreach Coordinator at Baltimore Child Abuse Center before moving to Los Angeles in 2012 to pursue her music dreams. She is still committed to the non-profit sector as the Director of Events at Tower Cancer Research Foundation in Beverly Hills, a job she continues passionately while pursuing songwriting and performing.