Brooke Wheeldon-Reece, MBA, is the President/CEO of The Cypress Initiative, Inc. – a 3 Principles based non-profit organization in Tampa, FL. She is the co-creator of the S.P.A.R.K. (Speaking to the Promise, Ability and Resilience inside Kids) Mentoring Curriculum which is currently being taught to thousands of children in Tampa, FL and around the world. Prior to her work with The Cypress Initiative, she was a national trainer for the Mendez Foundation’s nationally recognized Too Good for Drugs and Violence prevention programs. She also spent time as a business consultant and curriculum developer for Verizon and Learning.com. Brooke knew she found her home with The Cypress Initiative after watching her husband come out of a deep depression with seemingly little effort. She now dedicates her work to creating sustainable positive change throughout all populations via mentoring, coaching and teaching the principles.
Brooke lives in Florida with her husband Will and their two daughters Jayda, 11, and Gabriella, 7.