Michael Brown

“I signed up to play on a team, and when a coach wants you to play a different position… I’ll do what the coach says!”

Michael Brown is the Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak cabinet member and Executive Director of Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Previously, he held two roles at Barrick Gold of North America, the world’s largest gold mining company. First, he served as the Vice President of U.S. Public Affairs before becoming the president of the organisation. He started his career in the Ohio House of Representatives, working for Representative William Batchelder. His dedication and passion have been recognized in many forms. In 2015, he received the Civitas Laurel award from the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow. In 2016, the Latin Chamber of Commerce recognized him as a Señores of Distinction. In 2017, Mr. Brown was recognized as an Education Hero by the Public Education Foundation, and in 2018 he was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Lorain County Community College. Currently, Mr. Brown serves as a board member for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, Public Education Foundation, and Nevada Ballet Theatre.