Sashi Brown
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Brown with the Baltimore Ravens in 2022
Baltimore Ravens
Position:President
Personal information
Born: (1976-05-15) May 15, 1976 (age 47)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Career information
College:Hampton University (BA)
Harvard Law School (JD)
Career history
As an executive:

Sashi Brown (born May 15, 1976) is an attorney and American football executive who is the president of the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). Brown began his NFL career with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Cleveland Browns.

Career

Brown earned a bachelor's degree from Hampton University in 1998, and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 2002.[1] After graduating, Brown was an attorney with Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr, a private law firm based in Washington, D.C. As a member of the firm's corporate law practice group, Brown advised companies in a variety of business transactions. Brown is a member of the New York, District of Columbia and Florida bars.[2] He also runs his own investment firm.[3]

Jacksonville Jaguars

In addition to his attorney career, he has also served as a sports front office executive. From 2005 to 2012, Brown was the lead counsel for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. While working with the Jaguars organization, Brown served as a member of the board of directors and Chairman of the Section 8 Subcommittee to the Jacksonville Housing Authority. He also played a role in negotiating the naming rights deal for EverBank Field.[2]

Cleveland Browns

From 2013 until 2017, he worked as an executive vice president for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League, effectively making him the de facto general manager for the 2016 season and part of the 2017 season.[4]

Washington Wizards

In 2019, he was hired as the chief planning and operations officer for Ted Leonsis' company Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which includes the Washington Wizards of the NBA, the Washington Mystics of the WNBA and the Capital City Go-Go of the NBA G League.[5]

Baltimore Ravens

Brown was appointed on February 4, 2022, to succeed Dick Cass as president of the Baltimore Ravens beginning April 1.[6]

References

  1. ^ Scott, Jelani. "Ex-Browns EVP Sashi Brown joins Washington Wizards". NFL.com. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Sashi Brown". Jaguars.com. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  3. ^ Axelrod, Ben. "Sashi Brown to make first public appearance since Cleveland Browns firing". WKYC.
  4. ^ Schefter, Adam (December 7, 2017). "Browns fire head of personnel Sashi Brown; coach Hue Jackson to stay". ESPN. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  5. ^ Wojnarowski, Adrian; Bontemps, Tim. "Sashi Brown, JT III join retooled Wiz front office". ESPN. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Press Release: Ravens President Dick Cass to Retire, Sashi Brown Named Successor". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved 4 February 2022.