Brooke SavageMarketing Director
Brooke joined Kimmel & Associates in 2003 as an Administrative Assistant. Her role quickly expanded to include executive administration, event planning, operations, and project management responsibilities to support the executive management team. In 2017, Brooke was awarded Kimmel & Associates’ Employee of the Year Award. Her efforts in learning new skills with a direct focus in marketing, advertising, and design prepared her for her level of responsibility, and in 2020, she was promoted to Marketing Director.
Brooke has also served as Kimmel & Associates’ Goodwill Ambassador since the program’s inception in 2009. She coordinates all charity volunteer opportunities and fundraising events for the company.
Prior to joining Kimmel & Associates, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Corrections from McNeese State University and then accrued a decade of experience in administrative and operational roles.
Outside of the office, Brooke enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and cooking Cajun dishes from her home state of Louisiana.
We sat down with Brooke and asked her the following:
- What do you like most about working at Kimmel & Associates?
For me, it’s the camaraderie. Whether we are volunteering together or tackling a new project, there is a great feeling of team.
- What is one thing you learned early in your career that has made you successful?
To care about people first, to work smart, and to be a lifelong learner.
- What is your greatest strength in your role?
Organization, creativity, and being able to see the bigger picture.
- Describe the most rewarding experience of your career.
Playing a significant part in the creation of the Kimmel Goodwill Program in 2009. Making a difference in people’s lives and in the community has been the most rewarding.
- Favorite quote?
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou
- What causes are you passionate about?
Any causes involving children and those in need of things we take for granted every day. To serve others is the most important part of life.
- Personal interests?
I bleed purple and gold for the LSU Tigers! I enjoy watching college football and volunteering in the community.