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Brooke Thayer

Senior Director, Research Development

Brooke Thayer leads research on behalf of university cabinets that addresses cross-cutting strategic, operational, and financial challenges. Through her work, Brooke has worked closely with chief business officers and provosts, as well vice presidents for research, senior facilities officers, vice presidents for student affairs, and chief innovation and strategy officers.

Brooke joined EAB in 2017 after studying and working as a practitioner in the higher education industry. She has administrative experience in areas like student success and retention, academic advising, records and registration, orientation, and residential education.

Outside of the office, you can find Brooke taking advantage of the hiking trails in the Pacific Northwest, exploring the newest Seattle coffee shops, or planning her next solo trip abroad.

Area of Expertise
Finance and Operations
Organization Change Management, Research Funding/Research Growth, Student Experience, Human Resources, Future Market Trends, Facilities