Deon Brown encourages having a passion for personal development and actively participating in regional professional group meetings to stay current with new trends and innovation in business. Deon is a leader, visionary, former Adjunct professor, entrepreneur and has over 25 years’ experience in Human Resources with a focus on recruiting. Deon believes her soul purpose is to empower others with tools that they can use to fulfill life’s purpose. Deon completed her Associate degree in Computer Programming from LaGuardia Community College and a Bachelor Degree from Adelphi University.
During that time, she held diverse positions such as a broker at Merrill Lynch, a fit model in the garment industry while learning the business she became a merchandise manager. After staying home with her second daughter she started her own jewelry business and even had one of her pieces patented. She returned back to the corporate arena and stumbled into Human Resource which she has been in for over 25 Years. Deon has an extensive background in business and Human Resources allowing her to start her own IT Staffing agency during pre-Y2K and the DOT.COM era.
Deon’s passion and drive has allowed her the title of top recruiter for 9 years at a $3.5 Billion global corporation. Deon has volunteered her time by participating in numerous community outreach programs for adults, college students and high school students. She has partnered with several of the local high school business classes to conduct mock interviews and career counseling. She is the Director of the Long Island Chamber of Commerce (LIAACC). She started Exceptional Staffing Group in 2015 and became certified with the State, City, and the Federal Government as a MWBE (Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise) certified woman owned CEO.
Deon’s entrepreneurial spirit allowed her to always have multiple streams of income by being a business owner in network marketing, real-estate and owner of Exceptional Staffing Group and now part owner of ESG Supplies. In love with life, she enjoys being an empowerment advocate for others to find their career and purpose in life.