Brooke P. McLean is the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Air Force Enlisted Village, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the largest senior living community in Northwest Florida.
He ensures a meaningful quality of life for 430 residents in 350 independent living apartments by encouraging independence, maximizing wellness, strengths, and capabilities, and providing them with a loving, secure environment. He is also responsible for the 70 residents of Hawthorn House, the Air Force Enlisted Village’s Assisted Living Facility.
The mission of the Air Force Enlisted Village is to provide a home to widows of retired Airmen, mothers of active duty service members, and retired military couples. With assets totaling over $45 million, 125 acres of property, and a staff of over 100 team members, the AFEV is a unique partner in the community to include special relationships with the area’s military installations.
Prior to being selected for his current position, McLean served in the United State Air Force for 30 years and served in many locations including Hawaii, Florida, Kuwait, England, Germany, Korea, Arkansas, Colorado, and California. He spent the majority of his time in the Air Force as a logistics planner and was a key player in the largest deployment of Air Force Special Operations aviation assets prior to Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. He also served as the senior enlisted leader in numerous organizations (including the 1st Special Operations Wing) culminating in his posting as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Pacific Air Forces with responsibility for over 43,000 enlisted, officer, and civilian Airmen at 9 installations in Japan, Korea, Guam, Alaska, and Hawaii.
His education includes Master in Aging Service Management (Gerontology) from the University of Southern California, a Master of Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, a Bachelor of Science Degree from Excelsior College, and a Nonprofit Management Certificate from Duke University.