EDC Staff

Emily Brown, Course Director
Emily is an economic development professional with over 10 years of experience. Currently, she is the Director of Economic Strategy at Fourth Economy Consulting in Pittsburgh, helping communities create implementable strategic plans. Previously, Brown held positions working with student entrepreneurs in Georgia, assisting with student housing projects in West Virginia, and as the Director of Applied Research at the International Economic Development Council in Washington D.C. She was a 2015 recipient of the Development Counsellors International (DCI) 40 under 40 awards. Brown in a graduate of Allegheny College, she also holds a master's degree in city and regional planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.