AJ Brooks is a Lecturer in Finance and Management at the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. He is also Assistant Director for Entrepreneurial Hospitality and Real Estate within the Freeman School. Apart from his work as an educator, AJ has developed several real estate projects. With a focus on urban infill and historic rehabilitation projects, Brooks specializes in incentive-based development and is responsible for placing over $30 million in real estate assets in service over the course of his career. Prior to founding Left Brick, he worked as an asset manager at Gibbs Development and as a financial analyst at Stonehenge Capital. Brooks holds an MBA with a concentration in finance and specialization in energy from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business.