President Emeritus of the University of Colorado and Holder of the Newton Endowed Chair in Leadership since March 2008. President of the University of Colorado from August 2005 until March 2008. President and Chief Executive Officer of The Daniels Fund, a charitable foundation, from July 2002 until August 2005. Director of Delta Petroleum Corporation and Sensient Technologies Corporation.
Mr. Brown has served as Senior Counsel with the law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck since June 2008, where he is a member of the Government Relations and Natural Resources groups. Previously, Mr. Brown was President of the University of Colorado from August 2005 until March 2008. Prior to that service, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Daniels Fund, a charitable foundation, from July 2002 until August 2005. Mr. Brown is a director of Sensient Technologies Corporation. During the past five years, Mr. Brown was also a director of Guaranty Bancorp and Delta Petroleum Corporation.
Mr. Brown has a bachelor of science degree in accounting as well as a law degree from the University of Colorado. He also has a master of laws degree in taxation from George Washington University. Additionally, he is a certified public accountant. Mr. Brown spent six years serving Colorado in the U.S. Senate, five consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives representing Colorado’s 4th Congressional District and four years in the Colorado Senate. Mr. Brown was also President of the University of Northern Colorado and was a Vice President of Monfort of Colorado, a Fortune 500 company and a major meat packer and processor.more » « less