Business Development & Marketing Manager
Laura Brown joined Downtown Evanston in July 2015, bringing over 10 years of experience in communications, marketing and community outreach. Previously, Laura was Program Manager at Bluestem Communications where she managed several community and stakeholder engagement projects, and was a publicist at an arts and culture public relations firm in New York. Laura studied Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago during which she interned with the City of Evanston's Economic Development Department. As an Evanston native, Laura is excited to be back in her hometown to work with and promote the downtown business district and entire Evanston community.