ROC Leader joins ROC USA as Field Operations Manager – Copy

CONCORD, N.H. — ROC USA is pleased to announce that Dawn Brown has been hired as field operations manager at ROC USA. She will manage all of the pre- and post-purchase technical assistance providers on the ROC USA Direct team, their workloads and be the go-to for the day-to-day needs the ROCs that work with that team.

Brown has an extensive background in social services, working with youth, managing people and as a Board Member at Catamount Hill Cooperative in Allenstown, N.H., where she served as Board President for five years. She received her bachelor’s degree in social work from Salem State University and a master’s degree in human services from Springfield College. Brown is also a certified public supervisor.

“I am excited to welcome Dawn Brown as the new field operations manager,” said Angela Romeo, vice president of acquisitions at ROC USA. “I’m really happy to see Dawn’s career lead in this role, where all her varying skillsets will combine perfectly. Dawn brings with her social work experience, project management experience, and experience serving on the Board of Directors in her own ROC. I am excited to see where she leads this growing team.”

In her spare time, Brown enjoys reading, knitting, crocheting, spending time with friends and family and hanging out with her son and her cats and dog. She will work remotely from and is eager to join ROC USA.

“I think one of the most exciting things for me is to be part of a nonprofit/social enterprise that has a positive long-term impact on housing that is sustainable and affordable for moderate- and low-income families,” Brown said. “It has a bigger reach than I’ve had. To be able to be part of something even bigger is exciting.”

Brown said she bought her house in a ROC to provide a secure and stable home for her and her son, but never thought it would lead to a new career.

“I was a mom when I bought this. I needed stability that I could afford,” she said. “It gave me that and so much more. It gave me a home, stability, some place that was safe and affordable.”

Contact Information:

Dawn Brown, dbrown@rocusa.org