Brooke is the CEO & Co-Founder of Swilled Dog, an award-winning distillery and cidery located in West Virginia.
Brooke serves as the Vice President of the American Cider Association Board of Directors and sits on both the Legislative and Data Insights committees. She is an active proponent for the interests of distilleries and craft cideries through her federal and state lobbying efforts. Brooke is a Certified Cider Maker through CINA and is WSET Certified in Spirits. Brooke has been featured on CNBC, Fox Business News, and Authority Magazine and has served as a judge at the World Whiskies Awards. She is a frequent guest lecturer at West Virginia University.
Before founding Swilled Dog, Brooke spent seven years as the Director of Sales and Marketing as well as the Director of Operations for an IT consulting company. She started her career in banking focused on commercial lending and private wealth management.
She has a degree in Communication and a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from West Virginia University. She has also completed the Harvard CORe Business Curriculum and earned her credential through Harvard Business School Online. Brooke and her husband Brad have 3 kids and share their home with the face of Swilled Dog, Lucy Pickles.