Dontrese Brown​

Director - Branding Strategies

"Those of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”

Dontrese is relentless in his pursuit of helping others maximize their potential. His commitment to transformational leadership and making a positive impact on our communities is the driving force that inspires all those around him. A remarkable communicator and influencer, he fosters a culture of excellence through a compelling vision of respect, integrity and empowerment.

Throughout his career, Dontrese has led various organizations from a creative and professional development perspective, and he is passionate about brand design, creative strategy and storytelling with a purposeful narrative. A sought-after speaker on topics of design and leadership, he earned his B.F.A. in graphic design from Georgetown College – all while writing the graphic design curriculum in the process.

Dontrese enjoys relaxing with his family and friends, having a neat bourbon with a nice cigar and reading anything and everything that feed his hunger for motivation, thought leadership and inspiring others to simply happen to something.