Paige Brown is currently serving her third term as Mayor of Gallatin, Tennessee (named “Nicest Place in America” in 2017 by Readers’ Digest).
Elected in November 2014, she previously served as Executive Director of the Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce (2006-2014). A graduate of Florida State University, she worked as a news reporter and anchor in Florida. Upon her return to Tennessee, she worked for several shows on The Nashville Network (TNN) and as Executive Producer for NewsChannel 5 (CBS) in Nashville, Tennessee (1996-2006). Additionally, she has worked as a writer, producer, and talent for corporate, non-profit and independent clients. A graduate of the Institute for Organization Management (IOM) and several corporate training programs, she is an experienced trainer in media relations, leadership, diversity and board development and has an extensive history producing events and implementing successful initiatives.
Ms. Brown has served on numerous non-profit and public sector boards and committees. Currently, she serves as the 2nd Vice President of the Tennessee Municipal League, Vice Chair of the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) and on the Executive Committee of the Middle Tennessee Mayors Caucus. She is Past-President of the Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) and Past-Chair of the Tennessee Local Government Planning Advisory Committee. Additionally, she currently serves on the Nashville Area Transportation Policy Board (MPO), the Tennessee Local Development Authority, and the Sumner County Prevention Coalition. In 2019, she was selected to participate in the Mayors’ Institute on City Design. In 2021 she was awarded the Tommie Goodwin Mayor of the Year Award by the Tennessee Municipal League, which is the statewide organization that works on behalf of all cities and towns across Tennessee.
In other circles, Ms. Brown is an advocate for oncology research. She served 6 years on the Board of Governors for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and three 4-year terms as a Food & Drug Oncology Drug Advisory Committee (ODAC) Patient Representative. She has been featured in Glamour Magazine, on PBS and in many local and national news stories. She has addressed groups around the world and has advocated for healthcare related legislation in Washington, D.C.