Dr. Brown has over thirty years of experience in healthcare management and research with extensive experience in organizational development, health care systems development and financing, health policy analysis, and aging and long term care research.  He is the past President and CEO of Lutheran Homes of South Carolina and held a faculty appointment at the University of South Carolina (USC), where he was a Research Assistant Professor at the Arnold School of Public Health.  He graduated from Furman University and received a Doctor of Public Health degree and a MBA degree from USC.