Dempsey BrownSenior Advisor
Ms. Brown previously developed and led the investor relations and communications programs at W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW), a leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products. Ms. Brown has broad experience and knowledge in Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Investor Relations, Governance and Communications and has served as a trusted advisor to C-suite executives throughout her career, providing counsel to tackle complex business issues, lead transitions, manage crises and mitigate risk. Ms. Brown is a member of The Chicago Network, The International Women’s Forum, The Economic Club of Chicago, and served on the Board of Make-A-Wish Illinois for six years. She also serves on the Dean’s council of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She is a 2012 Fellow of the Leadership Greater Chicago program and a 2008 Fellow of the CEO Perspective at Northwestern University.