Founder and Chairman Grassmere Partners, LLC
Mr. Brown is the founder and Chairman of Grassmere Partners, LLC, a private investment firm. From 1990 through his retirement in 2009, Mr. Brown was employed by AMC Entertainment, Inc., one of the world’s leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment companies, and served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President from July 1999 through 2009. Mr. Brown also founded Entertainment Properties Trust, a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust, in 1997 and served as its Chairman of the Board of Trustees until 2003 and is currently a Mr. Brown currently serves as a director of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), a Fortune 500 provider of voice, broadband and video services in 33 states. He is also on the board of Entertainment Properties Trust (NYSE: EPR) a real estate investment trust (REIT) that develops, owns, leases and finances properties for consumer-preferred, high-quality businesses Past additional public company boards include: National CineMedia, Inc. and Midway Games, Inc. He currently serves and has served on numerous community and civic boards. Mr. Brown is a graduate of the University of Kansas.