Nicholas Alexander Brown is a Honduran-American library executive and musician based in Maryland, where he serves as acting co-CEO and chief operating officer for communication and outreach at the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System. He is the recipient of the 2021 Library Journal Marketer of the Year Award and was a Library Journal Mover & Shaker in 2019. Brown is also adjunct faculty for the Department of Library and Information Science at Catholic University and music director/founder of The Irving Fine Society. He previously worked as director of special productions and initiatives at Washington Performing Arts, program specialist (detail) for the Office of the Librarian/Office of Special Events & Public Programs at Library of Congress, music specialist/concert producer at Library of Congress, and army bandsman with the 215th Army Band. Brown is an active conductor, choral singer, and musicologist, and has performed across the U.S., Europe, and Honduras. His writing has appeared in Library Journal, The Horn Book, and HuffPost Blog. He is a contributor to The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Popular Music and Public Diplomacy (Transcript Verlag, 2017). Brown is a past president of the DC Library Association and Beta Phi Mu Iota Chapter, a past chair of Library of Congress GLOBE, a past president of the Library of Congress Hispanic Cultural Society, and has held various leadership roles with the ALA Rainbow Roundtable. He is a member of REFORMA, Maryland Library Association, and Music Library Association. He serves on advisory boards for the Financial Empowerment Center at Prince George’s Community College, the LIS department at Catholic University, and the MLIS program at the University of Maryland’s iSchool. nicholasalexanderbrown.com.