General Authorities and General Officers

Elder Brook P. Hales

General Authority Seventy

Elder Brook P. Hales was called as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on May 17, 2018, at age 62. At the time of his call, he had been serving as the secretary to the First Presidency. He previously served as assistant secretary to the First Presidency from 1997 to 2008.

Elder Hales received a banking and finance degree from Weber State College in 1980. After graduation, he worked for Commercial Security Bank, Deseret Mutual, American Express, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and in the Church’s finance and records division.

Elder Hales has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the France Paris Mission, bishopric counselor, high priests group leader, bishop, stake president, priesthood organist, Sunday School teacher and temple sealer.

Brook Phillip Hales was born in Ogden, Utah, on April 7, 1956. He married Denise Imlay Hales in 1981. They are the parents of four children.

General conference talks

Statistical Report, 2016April 2017 General Conference

Statistical Report, 2013April 2014 General Conference

Statistical Report, 2012April 2013 General Conference

Statistical Report, 2011April 2012 General Conference

Statistical Report, 2010April 2011 General Conference

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Full Name Brook P. Hales

April 7, 1956

Place of Birth Ogden, Utah, United States