Helen A. Crouse, a member of the Brooks Financial Group team since 1992, is Vice President of Administration for the firm and plays an integral role in everything that makes the company successful. As a critical member of the Executive team, she is instrumental in all internal business operations, including human resources, vendor relations, contract negotiations, marketing and advertising, and information technology. Helen also has oversight of all matters pertaining to the Office of the Chief Executive Officer and President.
Helen’s rich history with the company also makes her an invaluable resource to other members of the Brooks Financial Group team. Helen regularly coaches and mentors employees at all levels, whether it be guiding the path of new employees, promoting the growth of existing staff, or cultivating the next generation of executives.
Passionate and insightful, the company’s reputation for efficiency and professionalism is entrusted to her at every step and she plays an essential role in upholding the company’s distinctive brand. Helen is the strategic force and prudent voice behind the planning and execution of BFG’s many new programs and growth initiatives. Despite all this, Helen’s top priority and greatest loyalties lie with the relationships the company serves. Helen cares about every client and holds herself accountable to them – which is a culture shared throughout the company.
Helen began her career in the financial services industry in 1986 with Life of Maryland, Inc., a subsidiary of The Baltimore Life Insurance Companies. There she was the General Agency Administrator, responsible for overseeing the licensing & contracting unit. She also developed marketing programs and recruiting material, with a producer base of hundreds throughout the United States.
Helen provides support to Building for God Community Foundation’s (BFGCF) Executive team (www.BuildingforGod.org) and serves as an officer of the BFGCF Board of Directors. She was also a recipient of the SmartCEO Executive Management Award, which recognized successful leaders who exceed the standards of excellence in businesses. Helen earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Baltimore, where she majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.