Brooke earned her degree in Business and Accounting from Pepperdine University in 1981, and started her career in the Los Angeles office of Deloitte, Haskins and Sells. She then spent 8 years in the automotive industry at Nissan Motor Corporation in USA working in various positions within Internal Auditing, Executive Team, and Advertising. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Nissan Federal Credit Union. Brooke returned to public accounting in 1997, and has specialized in her current niche of Personal Financial Planning since 1999.
Brooke is currently a member of the AICPA Personal Financial Planning Executive Committee, Past Chairman of the CalCPA State Committee for Personal Financial Planning, a member of the CalCPA Investment Committee, and Trustee for the Avila Beach Community Foundation. Previously Brooke served as the CalCPA Central Coast Chapter President and Garrett Planning Network Advisory Board member. She has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, CNN Money, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, KSBY, New Times, and Pacific Coast Business Times. Brooke was a contributing author to Investing in an Uncertain Economy, part of the Dummies series of books. And author of articles published in the California CPA and The Tax Advisor magazines.
Salvini Financial Planning is located in Avila Beach, CA. When not working, she especially loves remodeling the house with her husband, training for half marathons with her Siberian husky, or riding her off- the- track rescued Thoroughbred horse. Her two grown children live in Southern California.