SCDAA welcomes Laura Lewis Brown to the role of Communications Manager. Brown has extensive expertise in the Communications field which includes positions as a Senior Technical Writer, Senior Editor (Towson University), Social Media Manager and Production Manager. She has also held various positions within the mass media field whereby she was employed as Senior News Editor with WBAL TV Baltimore, Production Assistant (Baltimore Ravens) and Associate News Producer with the Discovery Channel.

Brown attended Georgetown University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in English. She subsequently received a Master of Journalism (M.A.) at the University of Maryland, College Park as well as a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) from the University of Baltimore.