William A. Brown received a bachelor of science degree in Education from Northeastern University with a concentration in Human Services. He earned his masters and doctorate from Claremont Graduate University in Organizational Psychology. Prior to joining Texas A&M University, he was an assistant professor at Arizona State University where he worked as the program coordinator of their certificate in nonprofit management and leadership and was an affiliated faculty member with the Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management. He has worked with numerous organizations in the direct provision of services, consulting, and board governance. Will served as senior research fellow with BoardSource, presenting at their annual Leadership Forum and assisting with the Governance Index project. He just finished six years of service on the board of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).