Colleen B. Brown has served as a director of American Apparel since August 2014, TrueBlue, Inc. since July 2014 and a Managing Director, Newport Board Group since April 2014. In addition, she currently serves as a director of DataSphere Technologies, Inc. and of Port Blakely Companies. Ms. Brown served as Director, President and CEO of Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ) from 2005 to 2013. From 2000 to 2004, she served as Senior Vice President of Belo Corporation (NYSE).
Earlier in Ms. Brown’s career, she was President of the Television Division of Lee Enterprises (NYSE) from 1998 to 2000 and was President and General Manager of various companies at Gannett Co. Inc (NYSE), a multinational media company, from 1980 to 1998. She also served on the boards of Career Builder and Classified Ventures. Ms. Brown holds a B.S. from the University of Dubuque and M.B.A. from the University of Colorado. Ms. Brown has extensive management, operations and business experience, as well as proven experience serving on the boards of public companies.