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Michael D. Brown

Former Under Secretary of Homeland Security, Director of FEMA, & Talk Show Host

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 Michael D. Brown Biography

Michael Brown served as the first Under Secretary of Homeland Security for President George W. Bush from 2003-2005, and as the Director, Deputy Director and General Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, from 2001-2005. He was a member of the White House Consequence Management Committee, comprised of cabinet deputies, following the attacks of 9/11. He chaired the White House Transition Team for Emergency Preparedness & Response, Department of Homeland Security. He also served on the National Security Council's Deputies Committee.

Michael has a unique perspective on homeland security issues since he is the only Presidential appointee to have served in a legacy agency and also on the transition team to create DHS and as an Under Secretary in the newly created cabinet department. National Security Advisor Condoleeza Rice and Deputy National Security Advisor Steve Hadley described Michael's participation as particularly critical after the attack of 9/11.

During his tenure in the Bush Administration Michael served as a representative to NATO's Civil Emergency Planning Committee and worked on various matters in Russia, the European Union and its member nations, and throughout Southeast Asia.

He has appeared on national television news programs, including ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC and is a frequent guest on the Fox News Channel and Fox Business. He has blogged for The National Journal, written for The Huffington Post and The Daily Caller. He has been an expert for publications such as the Homeland Defense Journal, Crisis Response Journal and others.

Michael is the author of Deadly Indifference: The Perfect [Political] Storm in which he poignantly describes the role of politics in a risk-averse society facing natural or manmade disasters. He has traveled around the world speaking on issues of homeland security, crisis management and personal resilience.

He is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City University School of Law. Michael has been an adjunct professor of law at the OCU School of Law and the University of Denver School of Law where he taught courses on legislation, state and local government, national security.

Currently the host of syndicated The Michael Brown Show he is heard throughout Colorado on from his flagship station 630KHOW in Denver and throughout the United States on iHeartRadio.com.

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Books
Deadly Indifference: The Perfect (Political) Storm: Hurricane Katrina, The Bush White House, and Beyond

Deadly Indifference: The Perfect (Political) Storm: Hurricane Katrina, The Bush White House, and Beyond

Speaking Topics
  • PERSONAL RESILIENCE - SURVIVING THE ONSAUGHT OF HATE IN TODAY'S WIRED WORLD

    The entire world is watching you feeling anger, frustration, bewilderment and yes, even sympathy. But as the kleiglights of the television cameras and the invasiveness of the microphones invade, how does one survive the abandonment, the hatred and the feeling of any ability to control circumstances surrounding you? Resilience is often applied to corporations, businesses and even socities. But personal resilience is an integral part of every human being. Drawing on that resilience is the key to survival in today's impersonal attacks and drive-by vitriol. Michael Brown has survived, and survived well. Hear his story of family support, discovering your genuine friends, and how faith comes together to create a resilient attitude to get you through any crisis.

  • MR. BROWN GOES TO WASHINGTON

    You get a call one day and it's the President-elect's Chief of Staff asking if you'd come to Washington work with his campaign manager who is about to become the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. What would you say? Of course you'd say yes. And the rest is history. From the highs to the lows, Michael Brown describes as no other person can what it is like to work inside the federal government during one of the most exciting and trying times in our nation's history. Your audience, despite any preconceived notions, will come away inspired and determined to do the best they can at their jobs.

  • AN INSIDER'S VIEW OF 9/11

    On September 11, 2001, Michael Brown found himself aboard a KC-135 being escorted by fighter jets back to Andrews Air Force Base. Hear his intriguing story of what took place at the White House, the Pentagon, Ground Zero and FEMA in those days afterwards.

  • WHEN THE WHEELS COME OFF

    Keep your audience in rapt attention as they hear what happens when an organization is faced with a crisis where nothing works and the whole world is watching. Every organization may face an expected crisis that tests the very existence of the company. What do you do when that happens and nothing seems to work? Once villified publicly, but now sought regularly by news organizations and major corporations, Michael Brown describes how to anticipate, react to and survive a crisis that has the potential of destroying any organization. Hear the gripping details of how to recognize when things aren't working and what you must do to keep your organization afloat and working. Don't think it won't or can't happen to you? Then ask Michael Brown to speak to your group and see their reaction aftewards. Your employees and coworkers will have a new sense of responsibility and accountability.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Michael D. Brown?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Michael D. Brown for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Michael D. Brown, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Michael D. Brown or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Michael D. Brown?

    Booking fees for Michael D. Brown, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Michael D. Brown, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Michael D. Brown?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Michael D. Brown for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael D. Brown for your next private or corporate function.
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Michael D. Brown

Former Under Secretary of Homeland Security, Director of FEMA, & Talk Show Host

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Michael D. Brown Biography

Michael Brown served as the first Under Secretary of Homeland Security for President George W. Bush from 2003-2005, and as the Director, Deputy Director and General Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, from 2001-2005. He was a member of the White House Consequence Management Committee, comprised of cabinet deputies, following the attacks of 9/11. He chaired the White House Transition Team for Emergency Preparedness & Response, Department of Homeland Security. He also served on the National Security Council's Deputies Committee.

Michael has a unique perspective on homeland security issues since he is the only Presidential appointee to have served in a legacy agency and also on the transition team to create DHS and as an Under Secretary in the newly created cabinet department. National Security Advisor Condoleeza Rice and Deputy National Security Advisor Steve Hadley described Michael's participation as particularly critical after the attack of 9/11.

During his tenure in the Bush Administration Michael served as a representative to NATO's Civil Emergency Planning Committee and worked on various matters in Russia, the European Union and its member nations, and throughout Southeast Asia.

He has appeared on national television news programs, including ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC and is a frequent guest on the Fox News Channel and Fox Business. He has blogged for The National Journal, written for The Huffington Post and The Daily Caller. He has been an expert for publications such as the Homeland Defense Journal, Crisis Response Journal and others.

Michael is the author of Deadly Indifference: The Perfect [Political] Storm in which he poignantly describes the role of politics in a risk-averse society facing natural or manmade disasters. He has traveled around the world speaking on issues of homeland security, crisis management and personal resilience.

He is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City University School of Law. Michael has been an adjunct professor of law at the OCU School of Law and the University of Denver School of Law where he taught courses on legislation, state and local government, national security.

Currently the host of syndicated The Michael Brown Show he is heard throughout Colorado on from his flagship station 630KHOW in Denver and throughout the United States on iHeartRadio.com.

Michael D. Brown Books

Michael D. Brown Speaking Topics

  • PERSONAL RESILIENCE - SURVIVING THE ONSAUGHT OF HATE IN TODAY'S WIRED WORLD

    The entire world is watching you feeling anger, frustration, bewilderment and yes, even sympathy. But as the kleiglights of the television cameras and the invasiveness of the microphones invade, how does one survive the abandonment, the hatred and the feeling of any ability to control circumstances surrounding you? Resilience is often applied to corporations, businesses and even socities. But personal resilience is an integral part of every human being. Drawing on that resilience is the key to survival in today's impersonal attacks and drive-by vitriol. Michael Brown has survived, and survived well. Hear his story of family support, discovering your genuine friends, and how faith comes together to create a resilient attitude to get you through any crisis.

  • MR. BROWN GOES TO WASHINGTON

    You get a call one day and it's the President-elect's Chief of Staff asking if you'd come to Washington work with his campaign manager who is about to become the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. What would you say? Of course you'd say yes. And the rest is history. From the highs to the lows, Michael Brown describes as no other person can what it is like to work inside the federal government during one of the most exciting and trying times in our nation's history. Your audience, despite any preconceived notions, will come away inspired and determined to do the best they can at their jobs.

  • AN INSIDER'S VIEW OF 9/11

    On September 11, 2001, Michael Brown found himself aboard a KC-135 being escorted by fighter jets back to Andrews Air Force Base. Hear his intriguing story of what took place at the White House, the Pentagon, Ground Zero and FEMA in those days afterwards.

  • WHEN THE WHEELS COME OFF

    Keep your audience in rapt attention as they hear what happens when an organization is faced with a crisis where nothing works and the whole world is watching. Every organization may face an expected crisis that tests the very existence of the company. What do you do when that happens and nothing seems to work? Once villified publicly, but now sought regularly by news organizations and major corporations, Michael Brown describes how to anticipate, react to and survive a crisis that has the potential of destroying any organization. Hear the gripping details of how to recognize when things aren't working and what you must do to keep your organization afloat and working. Don't think it won't or can't happen to you? Then ask Michael Brown to speak to your group and see their reaction aftewards. Your employees and coworkers will have a new sense of responsibility and accountability.

FAQs on booking Michael D. Brown

  • How to book Michael D. Brown?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Michael D. Brown for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Michael D. Brown, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Michael D. Brown or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Michael D. Brown?

    Booking fees for Michael D. Brown, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Michael D. Brown, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Michael D. Brown?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Michael D. Brown for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael D. Brown for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Michael D. Brown or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Michael D. Brown or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Michael D. Brown is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Michael D. Brown for your event is available upon request. Michael D. Brown generally travels from GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Caspar Berry, Christi Tasker, Tina Marie Jones, Shawn Rene Zimmerman and Mo Stegall. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Michael D. Brown for an upcoming event.

Michael D. Brown Speaking Topics

  • PERSONAL RESILIENCE - SURVIVING THE ONSAUGHT OF HATE IN TODAY'S WIRED WORLD

    The entire world is watching you feeling anger, frustration, bewilderment and yes, even sympathy. But as the kleiglights of the television cameras and the invasiveness of the microphones invade, how does one survive the abandonment, the hatred and the feeling of any ability to control circumstances surrounding you? Resilience is often applied to corporations, businesses and even socities. But personal resilience is an integral part of every human being. Drawing on that resilience is the key to survival in today's impersonal attacks and drive-by vitriol. Michael Brown has survived, and survived well. Hear his story of family support, discovering your genuine friends, and how faith comes together to create a resilient attitude to get you through any crisis.

  • MR. BROWN GOES TO WASHINGTON

    You get a call one day and it's the President-elect's Chief of Staff asking if you'd come to Washington work with his campaign manager who is about to become the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. What would you say? Of course you'd say yes. And the rest is history. From the highs to the lows, Michael Brown describes as no other person can what it is like to work inside the federal government during one of the most exciting and trying times in our nation's history. Your audience, despite any preconceived notions, will come away inspired and determined to do the best they can at their jobs.

  • AN INSIDER'S VIEW OF 9/11

    On September 11, 2001, Michael Brown found himself aboard a KC-135 being escorted by fighter jets back to Andrews Air Force Base. Hear his intriguing story of what took place at the White House, the Pentagon, Ground Zero and FEMA in those days afterwards.

  • WHEN THE WHEELS COME OFF

    Keep your audience in rapt attention as they hear what happens when an organization is faced with a crisis where nothing works and the whole world is watching. Every organization may face an expected crisis that tests the very existence of the company. What do you do when that happens and nothing seems to work? Once villified publicly, but now sought regularly by news organizations and major corporations, Michael Brown describes how to anticipate, react to and survive a crisis that has the potential of destroying any organization. Hear the gripping details of how to recognize when things aren't working and what you must do to keep your organization afloat and working. Don't think it won't or can't happen to you? Then ask Michael Brown to speak to your group and see their reaction aftewards. Your employees and coworkers will have a new sense of responsibility and accountability.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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