Sherman A. Brown is an experienced and knowledgeable political
advisor who has held senior roles in campaigns ranging from local
municipal elections to statewide gubernatorial and US Senate campaigns.
Starting as an intern on Ken Lucas’ 2002 reelection campaign for US
Congress, Brown most recently served as Deputy Campaign Manager on the
2011 reelection slate of Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Jerry
Abramson. He previously worked on the finance staff of the 2007
Beshear-Mongiardo where he was part of a team that raised over $12
million for Governor Steve Beshear’s successful campaign, the most ever
raised for a KY gubernatorial campaign at that time. Sherman Brown was Campaign Manager for Jerry Rhoads’ 2006 state
senate race, winning all 92 precincts of the three western KY counties.
In 2008, Brown played an instrumental role in Bruce Lunsford’s
successful US Senate primary, directing the campaign’s statewide
He has also served in increasingly senior positions
within the Kentucky Democratic Party including Finance Director,
Political Director and Interim Executive Director. During the 2010
political cycle, Brown was the director of the Kentucky Democratic
Coordinated Campaign, working directly with Attorney General Jack
Conway, Mayor Greg Fischer, Congressman Ben Chandler and Congressman
John Yarmuth. As Coordinated Campaign Director, Brown oversaw a staff of
over 75 with 15 offices operating statewide. Brown has also worked on
numerous local city council, state house and state senate campaigns in
Deeply involved in the community, Sherman currently serves on the University of Louisville Board of Overseers, March of Dimes Signature Chefs Annual Event, and Trinity High School Alumni Fund. Sherman has previously served on the YMCA Safe Place Services Board and Fund for the Arts neXt Board.
Born and raised in Louisville, Sherman Brown graduated from Trinity
High School, earned his bachelor’s degree in communications from Xavier
University in Cincinnati, and completed his Masters of Public
Administration from Western Kentucky University. He lives in Louisville with his wife,
Kaitlyn, and their son, Langston.
Email: Sherman Brown