Brooke Baker Spink is a proud Spokane native and Washington State University graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration in Marketing and International Business. After WSU, Brooke went to work for State Farm Insurance and helped open a scratch agency and establish a flourishing book of business for two years before she was promoted to State Farm’s Corporate office. As an Agency Field Specialist for State Farm Corporate, Brooke worked for three years overseeing roughly 25 offices to help grow her territory and focus on acquisition and retention studies. In 2013, she left the company to work for her family’s business, Baker Construction & Development, to help secure new construction work and grow the commercial real estate arm of the company.
As Chief Development Officer, Brooke works to drive strategy with client relations, develop approaches to the market, and drive prospects to contract award. Brooke loves working with her mentor/Dad, Barry Baker- President/CEO, and is honored to be working for a company her grandparents started in 1951 and she became a shareholder in the company in January of 2022.
Brooke was named to Catalyst’s “20 Under 40” list in 2015, completed the Leadership Spokane program in 2016, was named a Journal of Business “Rising Star” in 2018, and was named the “Emerging Leader of the Year” by the Spokane County United Way in 2018.
She currently serves the community in the following capacity: Spokane International Airport board member, Spokane Sports Commission board member, Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce board member, Greater Spokane Incorporated Board member and Past Honorary Commander at Fairchild Airforce Base.
She recently completed her Masters of Business Leadership at Whitworth University as well and is proud to now be half Pirate/half Coug!
Brooke is married to Steve, a Native New Yorker/neuro and spine medical device specialist, and they welcomed their daughter, London, on St. Patrick’s Day in 2020. Brooke and Steve have a passion for travel, golf, and hanging out in sweatpants at home as often as possible. Those close to Brooke note her zest for life, ability to make people around her feel comfortable, and her corny sense of humor she inherited from her Dad.