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Brooke  Schakat

Brooke Schakat

Client Assistant

Brooke is a Client Assistant with the Perry Richey Group. She joined Baird in 2017 after being in the financial services industry for over five years.

Born and raised in Bowling Green, Brooke graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate and Organizational Communication in 2011. Brooke primarily serves as our team’s New Client Onboarding specialist. She also identifies and implements business development strategies and serves on the Perry Richey Group leadership team to assist with the overall management of the practice.

In Brooke’s free time, she enjoys volunteering for several non-profits in our area and taking on leadership roles within those organizations. The organizations include CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of South Central Kentucky, United Way of Southern Kentucky, and Center for Courageous Kids. Brooke has been recognized in local publications in 2018 and 2020 as a Top 40 Under 40 young professional. She is married to Jacob, and they enjoy spending time together with family and friends.