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Marlon Brown

Chief Administrative Officer

Marlon Brown is LARA's Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and oversees the central services of the department including communications, finance and administration, human resources, policy and legislative affairs, and equity and inclusion initiatives.  As CAO, he also works to develop and implement strategic priorities, policies, and procedures for the department.  Marlon most recently served as director of LARA's Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs.  Prior to joining LARA, he served in various positions within state government, including working for the Michigan Supreme Court, the Michigan Department of Transportation, and the State Budget Office.  Marlon earned a bachelor's degree in political science from American University, a master's degree in public administration from the University of Delaware, and he is currently pursuing a doctorate in public administration at Valdosta State University.