Jess Brooking, COO
Jess is the Chief Operating Officer of Aduro Advisors. As COO, she is responsible for the onboarding of Aduro clients, hiring and training of Aduro team members, and staffing of client engagements. Jess joined Aduro as a Controller in 2014 and transitioned to the Operations Team in 2016. Previously, Jess was the Senior Program Manager at uforia studios, a fitness start-up where she helped launch the company’s flagship San Francisco location and focused on the development of fitness programming, and the hiring and training of staff.
Jess began her career as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers San Jose where she focused on top-tier, domestic and international venture capital funds. She transitioned into the industry as a Senior Accountant and Accounting Manager at Legacy Venture, a philanthropic fund-of-funds where she gained the unique perspective of a Limited Partner.
Jess earned a B.A. in Economics with a focus in Accounting from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in California.