Shavonn Montgomery Brown

Development Director
Office of Development

Shavonn Montgomery Brown is the development director for the School of Education. She also serves as development director for the UWM Libraries.

A graduate of UWM with a BA in mass communication, she has more than 25 years of experience in development work. She was with Wisconsin Public Radio for 18 years as senior corporate development manager, then with the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast, most recently as director of philanthropy. In that position, she managed all aspect of donor and stakeholder relationships and fundraising.

At the School of Education, she has overall responsibility for development programs and fundraising strategies.

Montgomery Brown has volunteered with numerous community organizations, and is currently a board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Southeastern Wisconsin (AFPSEWI) Chapter, an AFPSEWI member (since 1999), AFPSEWI Scholarship Committee Chair, charter member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Upsilon Mu Omega, Graduate chapter, and member of Milwaukee Urban League Guild.