Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
For Immediate Release
Contact: Brendan Kelly, bkelly [at] bradymail [dot] org
BRADY CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
WASHINGTON - The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence is proud to announce the hiring of Kristin Brown as the organization's new Chief Strategy Officer. In her new role, Brown will oversee strategic planning and management of Brady's three campaigns to keep guns out of dangerous hands and cut gun deaths in half by 2025.
Brown got her start in Washington working on the Hill for a member of Congress during the time the original Brady bill was considered and passed. She has worked as a regulatory lawyer and complex commercial litigator for an international firm. Most recently Brown was based in Switzerland and served as Chief Administrative and Legal Officer to a global airline services company headquartered there. She holds a B.A and J.D. from George Mason University.
Brown said, of her new role at Brady, "It is a privilege and an honor to work with such a respected organization with a history of change and to leverage my experience and policy know-how on behalf of an issue I care about so deeply. I look forward to working with the talented team at Brady, and with our broader coalition in the gun violence prevention movement, to ensure we are taking the smart action necessary to achieve Brady's mission of cutting gun deaths in half by 2025."
Brady Campaign president Dan Gross said, "Kris is an incredibly smart person who gets the big picture, and she connects people and ideas. We're honored she has chosen to take her career full circle and bring her one-of-a-kind talents back to this worthwhile cause. I speak for everyone impacted by our work when I say this movement is lucky to have her on board."
Brown will oversee overarching strategy and day-to-day management of Brady's three campaigns focusing on expanding Brady background checks, cracking down on "bad apple" gun dealers, and educating the public on the real dangers of a gun in the home.
The mission of the Brady organization and its Million Mom March is to create a safer America by cutting gun deaths in half by 2025. For more insight on gun violence prevention, follow us on Facebook and Twitter @BradyBuzz.
About Us: The Brady Campaign and Center, united with the Million Mom March, is a national network of over 90 grassroots chapter affiliates mobilized to prevent gun violence at the community level. The network has played a vital role in expanding Brady background checks in the six states that have passed legislation since the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut and produced the largest national protest of gun violence in U.S. history - The Million Mom March, Mother's Day 2000.