Outgoing WR Board Chairman Sean Brownlee Honored with Service Award

In February of 2022, former Washington Retail Association Chairman, Sean Brownlee was honored with an award for his extraordinary leadership among the organization in the 2021 year. His diligence and contributions were noted during the ceremony. “Even when we knew how limited Sean’s time was, he was always willing to offer his expertise, knowledge, and…

Connecting Small Business Sellers to Government Buyers

Small businesses can now solve problems online regarding the complexity of procuring government contracts. Mastery Gunnery Sergeant, Sean Brownlee, discusses how these issues can be simplified through digital means to sell to government customers while also connecting with new customers. Learn more about improving brand awareness, offering seamless customer service, and more key objectives for…

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

In 2019, Mr. Brownlee was honored by receiving the Alumni Achievement Award from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. This graduate school is an academic community committed to preparing students for professional roles in cross-cultural, multilingual environments and is home to some of the world’s leading experts. Graduates from this institute are capable…

Marine for Life Network

The Marine For Life Network (M4L) connects transitioning Marines and their family members to education resources, employment opportunities, and other Veterans services that aid in their career and life goals outside of military service. Master Gunnery Sergeant Sean Brownlee was assigned to the Marine Corps West Coast Readiness Support Program for four years and served as…

Freemasons

Mr. Brownlee is a member of the Freemasons and is a Master Mason with Monterey Lodge No. 217. One of the oldest fraternal organizations in the world, Freemasons are a social and philanthropic organization meant to make its members lead more virtuous and socially oriented lives. Grounded in enlightenment, the organization conveys core values, religious…

Operation Freedom Paws

Operation Freedom Paws is a California non-profit that empowers veterans and individuals with disabilities to restore their freedom to live life by teaching them to train their own dogs, and certifying them as service dog teams. Through a special therapeutic canine-human relationship, all veterans and individuals with disabilities live an enriched life and engage in…

National Retail Federation – Small Business Council

The Small Business Retail Council (SBRC) represents and is responsive to the needs, concerns and interests of local shops and provides the National Retail Federation’s small business members a forum to discuss the most pressing public policy issues and priorities. As a small business retail council member, Sean Brownlee helps identify policy priorities concerning small…

Washington Retail Association

Retail supports 1 in 4 American jobs. Anyone whose job results in a consumer product – from those who supply the raw materials to factory workers to the truck drivers who deliver goods to stores – counts on retail for their livelihood. With 3.6 million stores drawing on a vast array of suppliers, retail supports…

Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula

Since September 2013 Mr. Brownlee has volunteered with CERV (Community Emergency Response Volunteers) of the Monterey Peninsula, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to support CERT programs and promote PERT (Personal Emergency Response Training). In 2016 Mr. Brownlee was elected to the Board of Directors from his previous position as Advisory Board member. CERV…