Brooke Eades, JD

Planned Giving Officer, Pepperdine University's Center for Estate and Gift Planning

As a Planned Giving Officer at Pepperdine University's Center for Estate and Gift Planning, Brooke provides sophisticated financial, tax and estate planning for Pepperdine's donors, advisors, and friends. She is a member of the Los Angeles Chapter of Charitable Gift Planners and currently serves on the board of Jason's Friends Foundation. Brooke graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Wyoming with a B.A. in Journalism and Cum Laude from Pepperdine University School of Law, where she focused on estate planning, tax law and non-profit law.

After being admitted to the State Bar of California, Brooke joined Crescendo Interactive. As Vice President of Legal Services at Crescendo, she provided client education, consultation and research regarding major and planned gifts, estate planning and tax law. She has presented at seminars and conferences across the country on various topics, including: marketing major and planned gifts; income and estate tax issues; and wills, trusts, and estate planning.