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Brooks Betz

Brooks and his wife Jill moved to Basking Ridge in August 2003 from Springfield, New Jersey.

Growing up in Westfield and a 1980 graduate of Westfield High School, his family was active in historical endeavors while owning the Cranford Canoe Club in Cranford, New Jersey, one of the oldest and historic canoe livery operations in the United States.

The Betzes have three children, Hunter, Samantha, and Rachel.

The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills is pleased to welcome Brooks Betz as a new member of the Board of Trustees.  Brooks is an Business Reengineering and Information Technology professional with significant experience developing Quality and software quality delivery programs for corporations, project managing complex initiatives and developing strategies where leverage of outsourcing plays a role. Before working with T3 Consortium LLC , he worked at Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank. and other prestegious firms.

Prior to his career in IT, Brooks spent years on the business/client-side for a number of financial institutions including Bankers Trust Company, Chase Manhattan Bank, and NYFX. Brooks graduated from Bryant University (Rhode Island) in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Finance.

Brooks has been instrumental in the development, launch and maintenance of THSSH’s website,  On his involvement with the Historical Society he notes, "For anyone that moves to a new area and wants to feel like a local, the first thing to do is to think like a local by understanding the local history. That's why I applaud the efforts of THSSH and love supporting their efforts."


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Submitted: September 1, 2007



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