Caprice Brown (BA’97; MPA ’01)

Caprice Brown (’01) has worn a variety of hats since graduating from the MPA program.  Caprice served first as Outreach, Evaluations and Program Manager for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, where he was responsible for strategic planning and implementation of organizational programs and outreach activities as well as program evaluation.  In 2011 Caprice took a position as Director of Program Services for Food and Friends of Washington, D.C., a nonprofit serving individuals with serious illnesses.  He provided Food and Friends with strategic leadership to programmatic operations.  Currently, he is the Fresh Savings Produce Manager for the AARP Foundation.

Before beginning the MPA program, and after graduating from UNCG with a Political Science major, Caprice worked as the Assistant to the Vice President of University Relations at North Carolina A & T State University.  He handled media relations, relationships with various department on campus, and media release distribution.  During his time in the MPA program, Caprice worked as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Life where he conducted quantitative and qualitative research projects on issues of diversity, health care, and graduate education.