Governor Eric Holcomb has promoted Matthew Brown to director of the Indiana State Personnel Department. He most recently served as director of the state Office of Administrative Law Proceedings. Brown launched the office which was created by legislation in 2019.
He began his career at SPD in 2006 and served in multiple roles until 2012, including as director of dispute resolution. After a stint in private practice, Brown returned to the department in 2014 to serve as the interim director of talent acquisition and then later as employee relations counsel. From 2017-2019, he served as the deputy director of operations at SPD.
Brown earned a Bachelor’s degree in public affairs from Indiana University and a law degree from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law.