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Colleen B. Brown

Colleen B. Brown


Colleen B. Brown, has served as a Director of the Company since June 2014 and Chair of the Governance Committee since June 2022. She previously served as Chair of the Innovation and Technology Committee from 2017 to 2022. Ms. Brown serves as a Director of the privately held Port Blakely, the venture capital firm SpringRock Ventures, the publicly traded Spark Networks SE, and the publicly traded Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation. She currently serves as a Director of a nonprofit, Delta Dental of Washington. Ms. Brown is a member of NACD, WCD, IWF, and C200. Previously, Ms. Brown served as Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Fisher Communications, a public multimedia company. Ms. Brown has served as Chair of the board of directors of American Apparel, as a Director of CareerBuilder, and as a Director of Classified Ventures. She was the founder and Managing Director of Marca Global, an internet technology company. Her community activities have included the Washington Roundtable, a nonprofit public policy organization representing major private sector employers throughout Washington State, and the United Way of King County. Ms. Brown is a Henry Crown Fellow and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute. She also holds a cyber certificate from Carnegie Mellon.

Ms. Brown brings extensive executive experience in strategic planning, operations, finance, and technology. Her leadership as a public company Chief Executive Officer, as well as a senior officer in two large media companies, is a valuable resource to the Company. As an NACD fellow, Ms. Brown is a champion of best practices in corporate governance.

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