Brook Thomas

Name

Brook Thomas

Company/Organization

Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Michigan

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What Does Your Company/Organization Do?

Provide services to victims of sexual and physical abuse.

Age

34

Accomplishments

Participated in the Steelhead half Ironman in 2018

What else do you hope to accomplish by the age of 40?

Run in a marathon and a full Ironman triathlon

Education

Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Social Work

Residence

St. Joseph, MI

Where were you born?

Plymouth, Indiana

What was your first job?

Paper girl for the Herald Palladium newspaper

Best advice you ever got?

Save for retirement

Who inspires you most?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

That one thing about you we’d be most surprised to learn.

I keep a harmonica in my car for when the moment strikes.

What do you love to do in your downtime?

Work out and play sports

What book are you reading now?

Complete Triathlon Guide

Volunteer activity you love the most.

Event planning for the Human Trafficking Task Force and the OutCenter

What motivates you to give back to your community?

A community won’t improve if you don’t do anything to help.

What Superpower would you most love to have?

Flying

What does this honor most mean to you?

Bringing recognition to the very important agencies in which I am involved.