Ellis Brown moved to Baltimore, MD in 2004 to join the staff at Morgan State University and currently serves as the Director of the Morgan Community Mile Initiative. During his tenure he has effectively expanded and strengthened Morgan’s community involvement by participating in and working with neighborhood associations across the City. He serves on the Board of Directors of the NorthEast Development Alliance (NEDA), Blue Water Baltimore and the Belair-Edison Neighborhood, Inc.
Before Baltimore Brown worked at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida, where he established the Edward Waters College Community Development Corporation (EWC CDC) and served as its first Executive Director. He is an experienced field worker, manager, and executive in the area of community and economic development having served as a Peace Corp volunteer, Associate Peace Corp Director, and Country Representative in Senegal, West Africa for the Washington, D. C. based non-governmental organization Africare.
Brown lives in Baltimore City and is involved with his local community organization; he serves on the Housing and Development Team, the School and Recreation Team and works with the Playground Group.
Ellis Brown is married to Doris Brown (a computer systems analyst currently working in Morgan Restricted Funds Department), and has a daughter “Ama” who is also in Baltimore, a son “Trey” who is in Jacksonville, Florida, and his youngest son “Robert” who is a 1st Lt. in the US Army currently posted to Hawaii.