Charlie Brown is the Director of the CSU Colorado Futures Center, as well as the Founder and President of Charles Brown Consulting Inc, a small public policy and economic consulting firm. Brown spent 29 years in state government. During that time he spent 17 years as Executive Director of the Legislative Council Staff and 11 years as lead tax and fiscal analyst and school finance specialist for the Legislative Council. Brown received the University of Colorado Outstanding Public Service Award in 2003 and the Leo C Reithmeyer Oustanding Public Administrator Award in 2004.
Brown earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder.