Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile
Title: Asst Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Dir of Board Operations
Senior Management Area: Offices of the Secretary and President
Class Year: 2022
Laura Brown is director of board operations and assistant secretary to the Board of Trustees. In this role, she supports the work of the Board of Trustees and its standing committees. She also staffs the board's Governance Committee. Prior to joining the Office of the Secretary in 2014, Laura spent time in various administrative roles within Duke Medicine (now Duke Health) and Duke University Development. Laura has been with Duke for fifteen years.
Laura received her bachelor of arts in health communications from UNC-Charlotte. A native of Durham, she currently resides in Hillsborough with her husband, Evan, and two sons, Austin and Landon.