Mark M. Brown


Mark is the Director of Sales for the Grappone Automotive Group, a fourth generation family-owned auto dealer group in Bow, NH that employs 300+ employees. He is one of six directors on the leadership team.

Mark leads the strategic planning, organizational development, sales and marketing, and learning for Grappone, and is currently leading the company and its team members through significant, system-wide organizational change.

Mark is a certified professional coactive coach (cpcc) and  has been working as a business coach, consultant, facilitator and trainer for more than 20 years, specializing in leadership and team development. He has designed and delivered leadership development and training programs for a wide variety of organizations, including ING, The Home Depot, Lowe’s, The World Bank, The United States Forest Service, Cox Enterprises, and Nationwide. He also served on the research faculty team at George Mason University’s Mason Enterprise Center, designing and delivering training for more than 1,000 small business owners in the greater Washington, D.C. metro area. A former business magazine editor and public relations consultant, Mark worked for Outward Bound for many years, as a wilderness instructor, course director and program director. For the past 20+ years he worked for Outward Bound as a senior facilitator and program manager, designing and facilitating leadership programs and retreats for organizations across the United States. In addition to his board work with Stay Work Play, Mark serves on speaker and performance team with TedX AmoskeagMillyard and is a graduate of the 2014 class of Leadership New Hampshire.

Mark lives with his wife and son in Bow.