Ms. Colleen B. Brown is an Independent Director at Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp., a Non-Executive Chairman at Spark Networks SE, a Principal at Brownsters LLC, an Independent Director at TrueBlue, Inc., a Managing Director at Newport Board Group LLC, a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Marca Global LLC, a Chairman at The Mobile500 Alliance, a Member at Aspen Global Leadership Network, a Member at International Women's Forum, a Member at National Association of Corporate Directors (Virginia), a Member at The Aspen Institute, Inc., a Member at The Committee of 200 and a Member at Women Corporate Directors.
She is on the Board of Directors at TEGNA, Inc., Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp., TrueBlue, Inc., Port Blakely Cos., Inc., Delta Dental of Washington, IntellaSphere, Inc., Seattle University and University of Washington. Ms. Brown was previously employed as a President, Chief Executive Officer & Director by Fisher Communications, Inc., a President by Aberdeen Media Corp., a Senior Vice President by Belo Corp., a Senior Vice President by DallasNews Corp., a President-Broadcast Group by Lee Enterprises, Inc., a President by 12 News, a President by WFMY News 2, a Chief Financial Officer & Station Manager by KUSA-TV, a President by Internet Properties Group, Inc., and an Executive Director by Open Mobile Video Coalition.
She also served on the board at American Apparel, Inc., DataSphere Technologies, Inc., Career Builders of Louisiana, Classified Ventures LLC, United Way of King County and Washington Roundtable.
She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Dubuque and an MBA from the University of Colorado Boulder.