Before joining the staff of The Seattle Foundation, Michael Brown served as a legislative aide to Seattle City Councilmember Richard McIver from 1997 to 2000. He also served as Deputy Director for the Washington Association for Community Economic Development, a nonprofit that provided training and technical assistance to community-based development organizations statewide.
Mr. Brown holds a master’s in public administration from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Loyola University. He is the past chair of the Impact Capital Board of Directors, Vice President for Building Changes and is a Board member of the Washington State Budget and Policy Center and the King County Housing Authority. He also serves on the Interagency Committee for the Committee to End Homelessness in King County and is an Advisory Board member for Neighbor to Neighbor. Mr. Brown is an American Marshall Memorial Fellow and a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow.