Megan Henley Brown

Megan Henley BrownCurrent Location: Chatham, IL
Hometown: Tovey, IL

UIS Degree: B.A. 2002 (Business Administration)

Current Position
President, Trendsetters Design, Inc.

Career Highlights
“I was named the 2014 Small Business Owner of the Year by The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. I was also named to the ‘Top 15 Under 15’ in 2005.”

Memories of SSU/UIS
“During my time at UIS, I had the opportunity to form great relationships with the faculty and staff. One of my fondest memories was being presented as a UIS Alumni at the kickoff for the Brilliant Futures Campaign in 2007 at Navy Pier. In doing so, I presented beside Professor Richard Judd, who was a valuable resource while developing my business plan for Trendsetters during my coursework at UIS.”

How did UIS change or prepare you?
“My education from UIS has provided a solid foundation for the business world and knowledge to assist in navigating challenges that may arise. UIS provided a great framework of relationships of which I still have connections to today.”

Interesting Fact
“While not busy working, my husband, daughter and I love to take rides in our antique cars. I have grown up with my family collecting antique cars since I was an infant and now we have the opportunity to carry on that tradition with our own family.”

Posted on January 20, 2015