Brooke has called Nevada home since 1989. She is a graduate from Wooster H.S., Truckee Meadows Community College, and the University of Nevada Reno. She holds an Associates of Arts Degree and a Bachelors of Liberal Arts in Criminal Justice, and is currently working on a Graduate Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, Reno. She is also a former Miss University of Nevada Reno for the Miss America Program.
Brooke has been heavily involved in the community since she was a little girl. While in high school she raised money for a fellow student who lost all her fingers and legs to bacterial meningitis. She volunteered often with different arts and children's programs. She is a champion in the fight against Alzheimer's after a judge appointed her as the guardian and conservator for her Grandma Bev. Brooke currently volunteers as an Alzheimer's Advocate with the Northern Nevada Northern California Alzheimer's Association Chapter and provides free portraits to Alzheimer's patients.
Brooke has spent 18 years working within the healthcare and Criminal Justice sector. She has held positions as Vice President of Sales, Operating Room Surgical Tech, Private Investigator, Apartment Leasing Agent, ECG Specialist and Transcription Assistant.
Having a deep connection to the Arts, Brooke started her photography business in 2009, called BMW Photography. She loves to photograph people, and her specialties include engagements, weddings, family portraits, senior photos, and pageant head-shots.
When Brooke is not in school, working or volunteering she spends time with her husband Scott Kelley, who is an elected official for Washoe County School Board Trustee for District A. They have a son Grant, with their second son on the way. The family has a golden retriever named Sarah, and a Russian Blue-mix named Earl. As a family, they love spending time at Lake Tahoe, traveling, and going to dinner and the movies.