Thomas Brooks earned his B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and his MBA from the University of Maryland. The award-winning author has published several articles, and has been featured frequently on the radio and on television. In 1998, Brooks won a national award from the Career Communications Group in the category of Technical Sales and Marketing for his work in corporate America.
Brooks was formerly a Director of Marketing at Lucent Technologies. Since 2002 the entrepreneur has served as the Founder and Managing Director of Alpha Multimedia, Inc., a marketing, public relations and publishing firm. His bestselling book, A Wealth of Family: An Adopted Son's International Quest for Heritage, Reunion, and Enrichment, was named a “Best Books” Award Winner by USA Book News.
Brooks is a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and also the National Black MBA Association. He enjoys public speaking, snow skiing, and cycling. He lives with his wife and children near Houston, Texas, USA.
The 1984 Talent Pool... 4 great summers of work experience in my major... Those annual Pittsburgh retreats at that small college in West Virginia... my Alpha Brother Jon Gee... 1987 National INROADS Retreat at Kansas University... Hoch Auditorium and girls passing out... The Wagon Wheel bar on West 14th Street in Lawrence, Kansas... then the 400m dash on the KU track with Art Sheffield and Curtis Spence and Al Glass... the parties... the Sistahs... and yes, even the step shows that happened at INROADS regionals.