Brooke Queenan is an associate director at Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI). At ESI, Ms. Queenan is involved in a variety of economic development and public policy projects including assignments focused on evaluating affordable housing policy and government reform and oversight. Ms. Queenan has municipal consulting experience and assists communities through both the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Early Intervention and Act 47 Financial Distress programs. Ms. Queenan specializes in multi-year financial planning and budget management and analysis.
Prior to joining Econsult Solutions, Brooke had an accomplished career as a professional basketball player. After being selected 23rd in the 2006 WNBA draft by The New York Liberty, Brooke played subsequent seasons for The Chicago Sky and The Connecticut Sun. In addition to her WNBA career, Brooke also played basketball overseas from 2006-2014. She had the opportunity to live and work in a diverse group of countries including Greece, Hungary, Belarus, Turkey, Serbia, and Israel. Brooke has also served as economic counsel for SportsMindset LLC, helping the organization successfully expand business to Australia in 2011, and more recently playing an instrumental role in the development of a social enterprise arm aimed at partnering with indigenous Australian communities.
In August of 2015, Brooke received her Master of Economics degree from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. The program focused on applied economic policy analysis through the use of quantitative methods and theoretical economics. Brooke received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College in 2006 with a double major in Political Science and Economics.