Brooklyn Hesterberg Leep is a Morehead native and a graduate of Morehead State University. Leep began her career as the Associate Executive Director for the Morehead-Rowan County Economic Development Council. Since then, Leep’s passion for rural economic development has only continued to grow stronger. Leep also spent three years at the Kentucky Cabinet of Economic Development as a Senior Project Manager where she worked to attract new jobs as well as domestic and foreign direct investment into the Commonwealth. Brooklyn, and her husband Johnny, are outdoor enthusiasts who love playing softball and spending time with family and friends.