Brooke recently joined Formidable as a Software Engineer. Before a career in software, she spent ten years in business management and has also worked as a Wildlife Biologist where the perks included saving endangered salmon, playing match maker to beavers, and being stalked by mountain lions. Brooke then taught herself full-stack programming via an internship opportunity with a Seattle children’s consignment clothing store. Brooke specializes in React, Rails, and Ruby. She counts a last-minute contract gig building out an app for TikTok among her greatest achievements and looks forward to helping under-represented folks get into the software industry. Brooke loves plants and dreams of living in a treehouse with her two Australian Shepherds.