Mary Johanna Brown

Founder and President, Brown & Company Design



Mary Johanna Brown is the Founder and President of Brown & Company Design, a strategic design firm, and Big Brown Books, a publishing company. Mary Jo is Founding Chair Emeritus of the New Hampshire Women’s Foundation. She was named to New Hampshire Magazine’s “Remarkable Women” list in 2009, Business New Hampshire’s “Influence Index” in 2014, New Hampshire Magazine’s 2018 “It List” and recently named as an “Outstanding Woman in Business” in 2018 by New Hampshire Business Review. She enjoys traveling, singing and gardening with her daughter Haley.