People You Need to Know Magazine Spotlight: Veronica Brooks
Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but has lived in Jacksonville, Florida, for over 18 years, Veronica Brooks calls Florida her home station.
Mrs. Veronica Brooks received an appointment in the Department of Defense in 2000. She completed an Associate of Arts degree in Political Science from Florida State College, Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and Dual Master’s degrees in Business Administration Management and Human Resource Management. Presently, she is serving as the Supervisory Contracting Officer at Naval Air Facility in Atsugi, Japan.
Her previous assignments include: Fleet Industrial Supply Command (FISC) Naval Regional Contracting Center in Manama, Bahrain, that consisted of contracts essential to meet Central Command (CENTCOM) requirements throughout the Middle East, Southwest Asia, East Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and Department of Defense (DoD) activities in the United States; Resident Officer in Charge of Construction (ROICC) and Integrated Product Team (IPT) at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida; Secretary for Naval Air Depot Jacksonville, Florida; and Department of Dependent Schools (DoDDs) Office Automation Assistant in Zama American High Schools, in Japan.
Veronica M. Brooks is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certified. She is a member of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), African American Federal Executive Association (AAFEA), and Voluntary Leader of non-profit organizations geared toward mentoring women, and families.
Her personal decorations include the Presidental/Congressional Recognition Award for Business Woman of the Year from 03-07, published in the Wall Street Journal for Businesswomen of the Year Award 01-07, published in the Wall Street Journal for Outstanding Leadership Award of Business Advisory Council 11-06 and Special Act Award of outstanding performance (6 Awards).
An international speaker, motivator, mentor and coach around the world, Veronica is the author of, Ninety Days to Start Gaining Wealth. She is the owner of Ministry Webmaster, a web designing and media advertising company. She provides information and resources to assist people to obtain a healthy lifestyle, while creating wealth for the rest of their lives. She believes, “It’s not over until you win!!”
She is married to AMEC Glen E. Brooks (retired USN), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and they have three young men; Joe, Eugene and Quintail.
Veronica’s hobbies are having fun with the family; horseback riding, creating wealth, and traveling.
Veronica recently traveled from Japan to Atlanta to attend the Helping Women Succeed in Atlanta ~ Spring Empowerment Summit, hosted by People You Need to Know Magazine. She will be featured in the upcoming People You Need to Know Magazine ~ Out Front & In-Charge edition.
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