Deborah Brown

Early Childhood Education Campaign Director, Excel by Eight

Deborah Brown is the early childhood education campaign director of Excel by Eight. She brings valuable experience in managing projects, program planning and leadership development. Previously, she served two terms as Mayor of Haynes, Arkansas. During her tenure as Mayor, she was elected and served as President of the Arkansas Black Mayors Association. Her passion for education, mentoring and positively impacting her community, has been foundational in her previous experience as an elementary educator and extends to her current  pursuit of a law degree at Washington University School of Law. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Deborah received her Bachelor’s in Human Sciences from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and general practice paralegal certification from Kaplan College.

Camille Hart

Growing up, my favorite item of clothing was: a pair of jeans I re-designed.

As a child, I wanted to grow up to be: a computer programmer.

Before I became a parent I wish I knew: everything my mom knew.