PORTLAND — The Maine Heritage Policy Center recently announced that Terry Brown is the organization’s new director of communications.

Brown is a nationally published writer with 25 years of professional experience in corporate and political communications.

“We are very fortunate to have a professional with such a substantial policy and communications background joining our team,” said Matt Gagnon, CEO of the Maine Heritage Policy Center.

Brown said “this is an excellent organization and a very exciting time to be working on meaningful public policy solutions in Maine.”

Brown served as a foreign policy analyst for U.N. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick and as a press advance representative in the White House for President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush. He was the senior press liaison at the Atlanta Olympic Broadcast and spent five years in securities marketing at Citibank in New York, Milan and Los Angeles.

Brown owns two correlated consulting businesses in Portland, where he develops data- driven communications strategies for global brands, including Time Warner, CBS, Pfizer, IBM, and the World Bank.

He earned a B.A. degree in government from Georgetown University and an MBA in economics from New York University. He lives in Yarmouth.

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