Sponsor: DeVry University
Strategy 6: Create demand-driven and targeted workforce development
Steven Brown became a Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs Fellow in January of 2013.
President of the Orlando, Florida Metro locations of DeVry University from March 2000 through November 2011, Mr. Brown is now an a Senior Consultant for The Executive Edge, providing leadership coaching throughout the US. Before assuming his responsibilities in Florida, Brown served in a variety of administrative capacities throughout his 38-year career with DeVry. He has held positions in admissions, student and career services, training and development, and finance and administration.
Mr. Brown has participated on the Board of Directors for: TechAmerica (formerly, the American Electronics Association) (FL), the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools and Seniors First. He presently sits on the Board of Trustees for the Orlando Science Center and on the Board of Directors for the PRISM Project (Promoting Regional Improvement in Science and Math in Central Florida). Brown has also been a member of the Tampa Bay Partnership, the Brevard Space Coast Economic Development Commission and the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission.
Mr. Brown holds a master of arts degree in Educational Administration from Rider University and a bachelor of arts degree in English literature from Princeton University. He resides in Winter Springs, Florida, with his wife, Patricia, and four sons, Adam, Stewart, Gregory and Bryan.