Chief Operations Officer

Janise Brooks

Janise's personal bio

Janise Brooks joined PAX Financial in 2007 as a driven young professional eager to learn and develop. 

She started as an administrative assistant, then earned her investment advisor, securities, and insurance licenses, and worked her way up to Chief Operations Officer. Now, Janise uses her penetrating insight into systems and processes to develop a sophisticated workflow that keeps PAX running smoothly. She is adept at maximizing efficiency, troubleshooting problems both large and small, and developing sustainable and scalable solutions that put small businesses on par with large corporations. 

Janise ensures that the entire team is on track in their pursuit of strategic objectives and in their execution of PAX philosophies. At the end of the day, her top priority is to help her team members provide the best possible experience for clients. 

Her father met her mother in northern Japan. They moved from Japan to the States and raised her two older brothers and Janise in the rural California countryside. There, Janise landed her first job on the neighbor’s farm and learned the value of hard work. She became financially self-sufficient by age 17 and used the strong work ethic and money management skills her parents instilled in her to put herself through school. Janise is currently pursuing an MBA at Baylor University to satisfy her continual thirst for knowledge. 

We may not be able to improve one thing by 1000% but we can improve 1000 little things by 1%.
  • Joined the team:
    January 2007
  • What motivates Janise?
    The eternal optimism that each person has a higher calling, and life is the adventure in which we discover it.
  • Hidden talent:
    She can make virtually anything from scratch. She even processes game her husband brings home.
  • Community Involvement:
    Janise is a member of Spring Creek United Methodist Church, C12, and involved with the activities of her children.
  • Interests:
    Janise loves to read. You will find a Kindle in her hand or a book playing in her ears. She also shares a love for attending musicals with her daughter.
  • Favorite book:
    Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
  • Favorite team:
    She is an Aggie by marriage and her daughter is an Aggie… so Go Texas A&M!