Founder + CEO

Alan Brown


Alan began his career on the client side, in consumer marketing and advertising at packaged goods giants and brand leaders Procter & Gamble and Pepsi-Cola. In 1989 Alan went agency-side, leading relationship marketing campaigns for American Express Publishing, General Motors, Sheraton Hotels and Westin Hotels & Resorts. In 1998, he co-founded DNA with the goal of leveraging consumer insights into great creative campaigns.

Alan leads the management team, and is responsible for growing the agency’s brand, and securing and fostering long-term, productive client relationships. Today, DNA is proud to have an average client tenure of close to 10 years, and has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the region.

Alan has two teenage children, and in his spare time serves on the Board of Directors of Stolen Youth, working to end child sex trafficking in Washington State.