Colleen Birdnow Brown
Marca Global LLC; Director, Spark Networks, TrueBlue Inc., Port Blakely
Colleen Birdnow Brown has an outstanding track record as a media and technology CEO and extensive experience as a corporate director. During her tenure as director, president, and CEO of Fisher Communications, Brown was selected as the 2014 GAMCO Management Hall of Fame winner. Brown has served in the C-suite of Belo Corp, as president of broadcasting at Lee Enterprises, and as a president at Gannett. She began her career in finance and digital technology. Brown’s board service includes TrueBlue, Spark Networks, and Port Blakely. She was recognized by NACD as a Top 100 Director in the United States in 2017. Corporate Director
magazine lists her as a Top 10 Corporate Director You Should Know and Seattle Business Journal
named her “Outstanding CEO” in 2014. In 2015, Brown founded Marca Global, an Inc. 5000 fastest growing technology company. She is an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow.