Chief of Policy & Government Affairs
San Francisco Director
Christopher Brown is the Chief of Policy & Government Affairs, overseeing public policy efforts at PRC. Prior to joining PRC, Chris led regional government partnerships at Bird, a global transportation-technology firm, and has served at the intersection of policy, politics, community affairs, and the business community for over 15 years. He began his career in Congress as Counsel for the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor under Committee Chair Rep. George Miller (CA-11), and as Legislative Director for U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (IL-1). He later became a longstanding Director at PolicyLink, a national public policy institute focused on racial and economic equity across the national economy. Chris has also served as an advisor to various political campaigns, including Hillary Clinton’s Policy Advisory Council in 2016.
Chris holds a BA from the University of Georgia and a Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. He serves on several local, national, and academic boards, including: The University of Georgia School of Public & International Affairs; Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy; Centerforce; Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC); SPUR; and the University of California’s Council on Small and Disadvantaged Businesses.