Brooke Adame - Institute for Security Governance
Staff, Education & Professional Practice Division
Ms. Brooke Adame joined the Education and Professional Practice (EPP) Division of the Institute Security Governance (ISG) in February 2007 as a member of the International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) program. Ms. Adame is currently the IDARM Course Director for regionally tailored programs in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Budget Director for all IDARM programs.
Ms. Adame began her federal service as a defense contractor at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and was hired as a Faculty Associate in 2012. She served as the Senior Consultant for Suntiva Executive Consulting, proving program administration and financial management support. In her role as a Faculty Associate, she began leading curriculum design and program development within Latin America and continued expanding her role supporting leadership with annual strategic budgetary planning.
Ms. Adame has over fourteen years’ experience in federal service, with strong skill sets in financial management, contract management, and administrative and logistics management. Additionally, she has strong interpersonal and communication skills and has been instrumental in leading ISG security cooperation programs and building partner capacity through sustained execution of international graduate resident and mobile engagements in the subject matter areas of defense acquisition, contracting, and logistics management. Prior to federal service, Ms. Adame worked in the financial services and hospitality industries.
Ms. Adame holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences with a concentration in International Relations from California State University, Chico. She earned a double-minor in Latin American and Environmental Studies through an international student exchange at la Universidad Nacional in Heredia, Costa Rica. Ms. Adame is completing her Master of Science in Program Management in the Graduate School of Defense Management at NPS. Her thesis work focuses on defense program manager sensemaking and decision-making within the defense acquisition management system. Her other research and teaching interests include international negotiations; human capital and change management; and logistics and supply chain management.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Defense Acquisition
- Ethics & Leadership
- Budgeting & Resource Management
- Financial Management
- Latin America