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Monesia Brown
Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations
Walmart Inc.
Tallahassee, Florida

Appointed: January 2022
Term expires: December 31, 2024

Monesia Brown has served as director of public affairs and government relations for Walmart Inc. in Tallahassee, Florida, since 2013. Walmart Inc. operates some 4,700 stores and employs 1.5 million associates in the United States. Walmart's international division numbers over 6,000 locations in 24 countries.

Prior to her current role, Ms. Brown served as an attorney and policy and government consultant focusing in economic development, state procurement, and education. She worked for the State of Florida in several capacities, including general counsel to the Department of Management Services and director of legislative affairs and chief cabinet aide to the attorney general. She also was the director for the Agency for Workforce Innovation, Florida's labor agency.

She is a member of the board of directors of the Jacksonville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Florida State Board of Education, Boys Town North Florida, Leadership Florida, Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce, and Friends of the Museums of Florida History. She also serves as chair of the Florida Juvenile Justice Foundation, vice chair of the Volunteer Florida Foundation, and is a member of the Florida Chamber Foundation, Leadership Florida's Cornerstone Class, and the Tallahassee Airport Advisory Committee.

She earned a BA from Illinois State University and a JD from the University of Wisconsin Law School.