Marc Brown

Marc Brown, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer

Marc Brown, EVP and Chief People Officer, is responsible for aligning the business and people strategies for Zovio. His focus is on redesigning all aspects of the company’s people agenda and talent systems to shape a culture of solutions-based innovation, passion for the impact education has on changing lives, and workforce agility in the digital age. Core to these efforts is balancing new technology with the human touch to streamline operations and improve the employee experience.

Prior to joining Zovio in 2014, he served as the VP of Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Facilities at Provide Commerce, and VP of HR at both PETCO and Encore Capital Group.

Marc earned his BS in Management Science from Virginia Tech and his MS in Organization Development from American University. He has also achieved the Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification and completed the Human Resources Executive Program at Stanford University. He currently serves as a board member, coach, and mentor for The Honor Foundation—a nonprofit institute providing professional development to transitioning Navy SEALs and the US Special Operations community.