Leilani Brown

Leilani Brown , SVP, Strategic Partnerships

Leilani Brown, SVP of Strategic Partnerships at Stride, has decades of marketing, brand, and communications experience. Ms. Brown leads Stride's expanding development of public and private-sector partnerships. In addition, she manages several cross-functional strategic initiatives on behalf of the chairman, such as the company's strategic investment in Tallo—a career platform that connects high school students, college students and young adults to career and higher education opportunities.

Prior to joining Stride, Ms. Brown served as CMO of Starr Companies, a global insurance and investment organization. She has also held leadership roles at other major companies including the Economist Group, MetLife, and American International Group.

Ms. Brown is the author of From Campus to Cubicle: 25 Tips for Your First Professional Year, a career guide for young professionals and recent graduates. She serves on the board of Middlebury College, her alma mater, and the Executive Leadership Council, the premier membership organization for global black executives. Ms. Brown is also a graduate of New York University.