LaVonne L. Brown ,
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
LaVonne has been involved in the marketing and communications industry since 1998. She is a member of Savant’s Information Security Committee, an internal panel that provides guidance and leadership in the protection of Savant’s information, assets, and technology. Prior to joining Savant, LaVonne was a recognized senior level marketing and communications leader in the region’s tourism, hospitality and non-profit industry. She earned a bachelor of science degree in communications from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and a master of science degree in integrated marketing communications from West Virginia University. She is a Certified Culture Revolutionary from Zappos Insights and a graduate of the Disney Institute Approach to Quality Service.
LaVonne is a member of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and co-chair of the Rockford Chamber Business Women’s Council. She was recognized as one of Rockford’s inaugural “40 Leaders Under 40” by the Rockford Chamber and was presented a Rockton Shining Star Award for her commitment to beautifying her community. LaVonne and her husband Jeremy have two grown sons, Ethan and Isaac. Family time is important, and with one son in college and the other an active duty United States Air Force member, they make every minute together count. Many of their activities are outdoors, especially hiking, swimming, and biking. They also enjoy long walks with their beloved dog Thor.