Marcus J Brooks

(607) 255-6932

Cornell Team and Leadership Center Coordinator

Marcus comes to us from New York City where he earned both his Bachelor’s degree and MBA from Columbia University. He uniquely combines his formal business skill sets in leadership, organizational development, entrepreneurship, strategy, and finance with his deep passion for human development through the great outdoors and experiential learning. Marcus has led workshops on the topics of women entrepreneurs, negotiation strategies, and creativity and innovation. He is an accomplished wilderness guide having lead international trips to destinations as far away as Africa's Kilimanjaro and the Peruvian Andes. In addition, Marcus is the former general manager of Brooklyn Boulders, a world-class indoor climbing gym facility in NYC. During this tenure there he became a founding member of the Brothers of Climbing crew an organization tackling diversity in the rock climbing community. Marcus holds an AMGA-CWI and EMT certification.