Brick by brick, she’s laying the foundation for a bright future.
While Brooke Oosterman loves spending her spare time focused on home improvement projects, it’s from her day job that she finds her real purpose. She has a deep passion for helping businesses overcome growth obstacles through the creation and implementation of collaborative solutions. And it’s this enthusiasm that makes Brooke a perfect fit for her role as Southwest Michigan First’s director of public policy.
Brooke brings a well-suited toolkit in entrepreneurial support, policy research, program development and building stakeholder support around community initiatives to the team. Her previous experiences honed while working at economic development agencies and serving in the Michigan Senate have laid a strong foundation for her future success in working alongside regional partners to ensure a prosperous future for Southwest Michigan.
Brooke is a Michigan State University alumna with a bachelor of arts degree in public policy.