Christy L. Brown is Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE), a large council with more than 37,000 girl and adult members. During her tenure, Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast has moved up to second in overall girl market share out of 112 councils. She was selected as one of two CEOs in the GSUSA delegation at the 36th World Conference of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in Delhi, India.
Prior to this role she was vice chancellor, finance and administrative affairs at UW-Milwaukee; executive vice president and general counsel at Milwaukee Area Technical College; vice president and corporate counsel at Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, Inc.; and associate attorney with Michael Best.
Christy is a director for Northwestern Mutual Series Fund, a trustee at Carroll University and a member of the Downtown Rotary Club of Milwaukee; the Wisconsin State Bar; the Association of Women Lawyers; Wisconsin Association of African American Lawyers; TEMPO Milwaukee; and the International Women’s Forum.
In addition to receiving the TEMPO Mentor Award, Christy was recognized as a Milwaukee Business Journal Women of Influence (Inspiration) honoree and a recipient of the Waukesha County Women and Girls Fund Women of Distinction award. She earned her BA from Stanford University, and a JD and MA at Duke University.