Margie Brown began her career with CIRI in 1976 as an assistant land planner and held numerous positions with the company, including serving as president and CEO from 2005 to 2013. She is a member of the boards of Alaska Communications Group Inc. and Alaska Communications Systems Holding Inc. and serves as chair of the Student Conservation Association Board of Directors. She also serves as a member of the Alaska Airlines Advisory Board and as vice chair of the National Museum of the American Indian Board of Trustees. Brown served on the CIRI Board from 1984-1987 and 2002-2005. She was elected Director for a third time in 2016.