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Dr. Brooke Newman, DNP
Founder and CEO – Before3020, Inc.

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Dr. Brooke Newman, DNP, is a senior sustainability executive and global entrepreneur with one and a half decades of private, public, and philanthropic (PPP) experience innovating corporate reporting and governance, Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) implementations, and impact investing strategy and operations for the triple bottom line – people, planet, plus profit, whilst improving the industry agnostic problem, supply chain productivity through digital twin technologies and reverse logistics. 

She questions and improves the status quo if enterprises or investors are not socially responsible, as occurs with not being a sustainable enterprise, government, or investment firm. Dr. Brooke is known for sustainability thought leadership and execution for purpose-driven Fast Moving Consumer Goods, healthcare, and other industries, leading to sustainable outcomes for clients, strategic partners, and investors. Her passion and purpose lead her to advance the UN’s SDGs through enterprise-wide analysis, supply chain technology, and global outcome evaluations with quantitative measurements and statistical interpretations with her team of doctoral-prepared change agents, resulting in social, environmental, and financial returns far before 3020.

She is a change agent rather than a consultant, achieving sustainable social and financial alpha for public and private consumers and investors. Her entrepreneurial approach to achieving the triple bottom line resulted in incorporating Before3020, Inc., a global Public Benefit Corporation/social enterprise, using the commercial and social determinants of health (CDoH and SDoH) framework(s). In phase two, her team impact invests an affinity to the U.N.’s SDG progress. Her team of twelve works from the United States, Canada, Denmark, Africa, Italy, and the Philippines for global representation, strategy, and evidence-based operations. Her team combines deep backgrounds in sustainability, finance, public policy, human rights, healthcare, diversity, equity & inclusion, research, organizational psychology, etc., for a holistic approach to solve for clients' sustainability pain points.

She is Before3020, Inc.’s Founder and CEO; a member of the ASEAN CEO Club; an advisory board member to an artificial intelligence company; a published international author in scientifically rigorous journal articles; and, previously, a technology innovation consultant. Brooke is focused on achieving the triple bottom line far #before3020.


Spotlight Questions: Get to know Dr. Brooke

  • What do you find most hopeful in NY’s real estate industry (or the industry at large)? What do you find most concerning?
    The pivot to sustainable housing. Most concerning is real estate companies that are resistant to this positive change.
  • What charities or nonprofit groups are you involved with?
    I own a public benefit corporation and previously served on many nonprofit executive boards.
  • What is your proudest accomplishment ?
    My global public benefit corporation which delivers positive social and financial returns for clients, strategic partners, and investors.
  • What advice would you give to yourself if you were at the beginning of your career again?
    Believe in yourself and your dreams to achieve global impact.
  • What was your first job?
    ICU Registered Nurse, which taught me critical thinking skills in a matrixed environment.
  • What recent project or accomplishment are you most proud of ?
    Over a year ago, I obtained my professional doctorate, maintaining a 4.0 GPA while working full-time.
  • What would you do if you won the Powerball jackpot?
    Provide a large portion to the community globally.
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