Jean Brooks of St. Michaels, MD, has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as the new vice president of finance and administration.
Before moving to St. Michaels, Brooks had a 30-year career in the New York area in accounting, finance, and business development with Hewlett-Packard Finance Services, CIT Group/AT&T Capital, Chase Manhattan Bank and Price Waterhouse. Brooks is a CPA with a degree in accounting, magna cum laude, from St. John’s University and an MBA in finance from Pace University.
In addition to her responsibilities in finance, Brooks will oversee human resources, visitor services, museum store and e-commerce development, and risk management. Brooks is an avid sailor and member of the Miles River Yacht Club where she serves on the finance committee.
Through educational, cultural and interactive exhibits and activities, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum celebrates the connections between the Bay and its people. The museum’s waterfront campus includes twelve exhibit buildings along the Miles River and St. Michaels Harbor.