Brooks joined Diversified Group in 1996 where he was first an underwriter and later VP of Sales. In 2015, Brooks became a principal owner of Diversified Group. As President, he is responsible for development and implementation of firm-wide strategy and day-to-day firm leadership, including customer relations, strategic planning, business development, and public relations. He oversees all Diversified Group companies comprised of: Diversified Group Administration, Diversified Group Brokerage, Corporate Managed Health Services, and Corporate Fitness and Health.
Brooks has a proven executive management track record and over 20 years of experience driving sales and growth in the Third Party Administrator/Claims Administration space. Brooks takes a vision and makes it reality through sound strategy development. He takes pride in being referred to often as a “disruptor.”
Brooks received his Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing from Central Connecticut State University. He sits on the advisory boards of The PHIA Group and Advanced Medical Strategies. Brooks is a member of the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA) and the Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA).
Brooks likes to spend time with his wife, Kim, and his three children – Aleia, Laina and Pearce. They reside in Connecticut and all enjoy spending time on the water in the summers. Brooks also coaches basketball with Kim for both of their daughter’s teams. He also enjoys spending time with Pearce playing baseball and participating in Scouts. One of Brooks’ personal recreational passions is Scuba Diving. Brooks and his family have two favorite vacation spots – Block Island in Rhode Island and The Cayman Islands. Brooks’ favorite sport is college basketball and he loves the UCONN Huskies.