Welcome to Peakway Economics LLC, a veteran-owned small business located in Apex, North Carolina. The co-founder and principal, Brooks Depro, PhD, is a senior economist with over 20 years of experience in economic consulting. Ms. Kimberly Depro, co-founder, is Peakway Economics LLC’s Business Manager.


Dr. Depro specializes in the economic analysis of environmental regulations. He has successfully led and completed numerous market analyses and detailed firm analyses of small business impacts. The results of these analyses have been used to comply with the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Guidance for Regulatory Impact Analysis and the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA). He also participates in Stanford’s Energy Modeling Forums designed to examine the intersection of environmental and energy policies.

Dr. Depro has extensively researched housing choices and environmental health risks.  His work in this area has been published in the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Land Economics and the edited volume of The Political Economy of Environmental Justice.

Dr. Depro also serves as a senior advisor and reviewer for local and regional economy-wide analysis.  Clients using these evaluations want to measure and communicate job, wage/salaries, and economic impacts.