Michael Brown, Corporate Advisor
A prominent public figure, Michael has garnered over 25 years in public service focused primarily on disaster planning, preparation and emergency management. As Under Secretary of U.S. Homeland Security and Director of FEMA, Michael led the U.S. federal response to over 160 Presidential declared disasters, which have included some of the largest and worst in human history, including the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City and the Pentagon; Columbia shuttle disaster in 2003; Bam Iran earthquake; 2003 historic California and Western U.S. Wildfire season; the unprecedented string of hurricanes the swept the Southeastern United States in 2004 and 2005 including Hurricane Katrina; and the tsunami in South Asia.