Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Press Contact: Scott Robinson of FORUM; 301-908-8989

Mary Ann Brown Promoted to Senior Director of Operations at FORUM

The longtime Senior Podcast Director assumes a new role with the company.

Washington, DC (February 2, 2024) – FORUM, a trusted resource for senior Government and Industry executives within the Federal Contracting community, announced that Mary Ann Brown has been promoted to Senior Director of Operations, effective immediately.

Brown has over 30 years of experience in marketing, management and media production. She also excels at assisting companies in implementing strategic plans to move processes forward and set standard operating procedures for widely dispersed teams.

As an entrepreneur, Brown works with women executives to help them establish ways to get organized, develop better time management skills and find opportunities for personal and career growth. She is a public speaker and published author who has written two books: She Can and She Will and So You Want to Be a Coach.

Said Brown of her new role, “I am very honored and excited to help lead the way for FORUM’s continued growth along with our incredible team. We all work diligently every day to bring our unique blend of insights, events and awards to the Government Contracting community.”

Brown is the host of FORUM’s two popular podcasts: Keeping IT Brief, which shines a light on insider views from Federal IT and Consulting Industry and Government leaders; and IMPACT, a program focused on women creating invaluable influence, and leading organizations and mission-focused strategic programs across the Federal Technology and Consulting Community.

Brown and her FORUM team look forward to holding the company’s annual flagship events in 2024:

  • The FORUM Innovation Awards at the City Club in Washington, DC on June 11th,
  • The Leading for IMPACT – Women in Leadership Conference and Awards on October 17th, and
  • The FORUM IT100 Awards and Holiday Celebration on December 3rd.

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About FORUM: FORUM is where Government and Industry connect. It was built to help make the business of Federal contracting simple, strengthen public-private collaboration, and advance the pursuit of vital Government missions.