Brenda Bookholtz is Smith + Malek’s Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer based in Coeur d’Alene. She is a graduate of Metropolitan State University and the University of Minnesota. Brenda brings extensive corporate financial management experience to her role. She is excited to work with the dynamic, forward-thinking individuals that make up this team. Joining a company whose mission aligns with her own professional values made it an easy decision. Brenda looks forward to helping effectively grow the organization to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.
Brenda is an Advisory Board Member for the Salvation Army Kroc Center as well as an EXCEL Foundation Board Member.
Outside of work, you’ll find Brenda spending time with friends and family and enjoying the outdoors, whether that’s skiing, golfing, hiking, or boating. When it comes to outdoor adventures, the more the better!
What’s the first thing you do in the morning?
The New York Times Daily Mini Crossword Puzzle.
What’s one quote that captures your approach to your career?
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever. ” —Mahatma Gandhi
What are you currently reading?
The Night Watchmen, by Louise Erdrich.