I'm Brook Maier.
Adventurer. Nature Lover. Connector. Marketing Artist. Web Data Scientist. Project Manager. Producer of Ideas. Curious Mind. Student for Life. Consultant.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY?
Exploring the outdoors through travel and outdoor recreation
People, community, friends and family
Web, marketing, science and life talk
Delicious cup of coffee
Photography and video
Thinking differently and coming up with new ideas
Helping others and giving back when I can
Went to college in Mankato, MN, and graduated with a Marketing Degree in 2012.
Started classes with Google for SEO in 2012 at the age of 22.
While self-learning with Google, I worked full-time as a Traveling Project Coordinator and Footwear Supervisor at Dick's Sporting Goods in Woodbury, MN.
Hired by the Conservation Corps of MN & IA and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, State Parks and Trails Division, as a Web and Marketing Specialist for the Outreach Section in January, 2013 until January, 2015.
Awarded the Minnesota Northern Lights Government Innovation Award in 2014 with the collaboration of MN DNR staff for the new website application, ParkFinder.
Marketing Manager at Twin City Tees from January 2015 to June 2016, bringing the shop to see it's best year yet of the 11 years it has been in business.
Became an Independent SEO/Digital Marketing Consultant and Project Manager for the State of Minnesota in early 2015. I have been working with various Divisions at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other clients since 2015.
Nominated Chair of the Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee in February 2017, member of committee since February 2014.
Find my CV here.
KNOWLEDGE + SKILLS I'VE PICKED UP ALONG THE WAY
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Google Analytics + Other Web Data Tools (Data Analysis)
Social Media/Digital Marketing (Content Marketing)
User Experience (UX design)
Development of Marketing/Outreach Plans
Accessibility Requirements (Section 508)
Photography + Video + Editing
Creation of Infographics
Event Planning + Marketing
Public Speaking + Presentations
Development of Training Guides/Tools
Find out more specific details on my LinkedIn Profile.