Stuart Drown, Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Accountability

Stuart Drown Prior to his appointment, Mr. Drown was executive director of the Little Hoover Commission for more than seven years, where he managed the citizen-led commission’s staff and study process.  Before joining government, Mr. Drown was city editor of the Sacramento Bee.  His two-decade newspaper career included stints as business editor, labor writer, and metro reporter at various daily newspapers.  Mr. Drown has a Master’s degree in public policy and a Bachelor degree in economics from UC Berkeley.