As the marketing powerhouse behind Copaken Brooks since 2017, Annemijn brings almost ten years of commercial real estate experience. Being raised in various cultures and countries – Belgium, the Netherlands, and the United States – has provided Annemijn with insight into various uniquely entrepreneurial cities. This geographic and cultural exposure allows her to embrace the forward-thinking, trailblazing, and innovative mindset necessary to strengthen our economy, improve our community and create a transformational path for future generations. That entrepreneurial spirit is what has driven her approach to each role she has served in at Copaken Brooks.
Annemijn rose through the ranks of Marketing Manager; Director of Marketing and Technology; and Vice President of Administration and Marketing. As a connector for local and national media, Annemijn successfully repositioned the company as a full-service provider and increased lead generation for the brokerage, management, development, and owners representation teams. Her passion lies in the work that she does, ranging from before-and-after campaigns that showcase how the firm has transitioned properties to accommodate our region’s growth, to the launch of campaigns to bolster economic development efforts in downtown. Annemijn contributes fresh, creative strategies, leading internal and outsourced teams in marketing and RFP efforts and increasing cross-selling throughout marketing and sales strategies. She constantly looks forward to what’s next to cultivate Copaken Brooks’ book of business and amplify our impact.
In her role as Vice President, Annemijn is a member of the company’s Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for Information Technology, Human Resources, and Marketing. She leads and manages internal and external teams, department initiatives and forward-thinking goals, as well as office operations. Annemijn ensures that the firm’s strong sense of purpose and vision remains clear, and she takes the initiative to understand the impact of development and the employees of Copaken Brooks have on our community and society. That vision guides her efforts and inspires her to challenge assumptions, be curious and seek opportunities for growth, remain resilient despite obstacles, and to be nimble in the face of business changes.
A former NCAA Division I tennis player at the University of Missouri, Annemijn brings strong leadership skills and a hard work ethic to any team she is part of. Her skill, tenacity, resourcefulness, and dedication to Copaken Brooks has earned her company’s vote for the CB STAR award two times.
- Baker University, Master of Business Administration – Emphasis: HR, International Business, Marketing, and Information Technology
- University of Missouri, Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Management