SHEILA BROOKS is an Emmy-award winning journalist, entrepreneur, and dedicated advocate for minority and women’s issues and small businesses. Ms. Brooks is founder, president and CEO of SRB Communications, LLC, a full-service advertising and marketing communications agency in Washington, DC, with satellite offices in Baltimore and Prince George’s County, Maryland and Manhattan, New York. Celebrating 25 years in business, SRB Communications specializes in multicultural advertising, public relations, media relations and broadcast production. Prior to starting her firm in 1990, Ms. Brooks built a distinguished television career as a news director, reporter, anchor, and documentary producer at CBS, NBC, PBS and Fox owned-and operated and affiliate TV stations across the country. Her more than 37 years in the television and communications industry has garnered several distinguished awards including 47 national Telly Awards, a national Gracie Award from American Women in Radio and TV.