Jess Brooking

Partner & Chief Operating Officer

Jess is responsible for the Aduro client experience and ensuring high-touch, thoughtful service as Aduro grows. With over 15 years of industry experience, Jess balances a technical approach with practical solutions to ensure Aduro clients achieve great outcomes. Since becoming COO in 2017, Jess has led the expansion of the client service team to its current scale.

“As we’ve grown, Aduro continues to put people and relationships first. We understand the needs of our clients and team and endeavor to take a human approach to providing solutions.”

– Jess Brooking, Partner & Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining Aduro Advisors

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. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and two dogs.