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Leilani McClellan Brown '93

(2015–2020)

A.B., M.P.A.
Westbury, NY

Leilani M. Brown, senior vice president of strategic partnerships at K12 Inc., has decades of marketing, brand, and communications experience. Brown leads K12’s expanding development of public and private-sector partnerships, and manages several cross-functional strategic initiatives on behalf of the chairman, such as the company’s strategic investment in Tallo—a career platform that connects high school students, college students and young adults to career and higher education opportunities. Brown was previously chief marketing officer of Starr Companies, a global insurance and investment organization, and has held leadership roles at the Economist Group, MetLife, and American International Group. Brown earned her master’s in public administration from New York University, and is the author of From Campus to Cubicle: 25 Tips for Your First Professional Year, a career guide for young professionals and recent graduates. She serves on the board of directors for the Executive Leadership Council, the premier membership organization for global black executives.

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