Norwich Community Development Corporation Announces New Executive Director



NCDC President and Executive Director Appointed

July 1, 2021

Norwich, CT – Norwich Community Development Corporation is pleased to announce Kevin “Red Eagle” Brown has been named President and Executive Director.

Kevin, a West Point graduate and 24-year Army veteran, has deep roots in our area. In addition to his Mohegan heritage and service to his tribe, his long family history in Norwich and involvement in state and regional development provides him unique insights into our area’s challenges, features, and economic development potential.

A lifelong learner and dedicated public servant, Kevin will bring years of education and experience to navigate the post-Covid economic recovery, bring a renewed sense of pride to Norwich, and develop strong partnerships with economic development and government organizations. Kevin has earned a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from West Point, a Master of Science in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School, a Master of Arts in Public Diplomacy from Norwich University and currently holds PhD candidacy in Security Studies from Kansas State University.

Kevin succeeds Jason Vincent, former President and Executive Director of Norwich Community Development Corporation, and will continue to explore, develop, and execute many of the ideas Jason envisioned. In conjunction with existing programs and partnerships, Kevin will engage with new entities, organizations, and agencies to advance and fulfill the mission of NCDC.



The Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC), led by business and civic leaders, has over forty years of experience in creating opportunities for business. NCDC has been responsible for several development initiatives in Norwich including the creation of over 45 business locations and 2,300 jobs in the Stanley Israelite Business Park; the Mercantile Exchange building- a 100,000 square foot class A office building and the Norwich Superior Courthouse – both constructed in the heart of historic Downtown Norwich.


In addition, NCDC was instrumental in securing and managing funding for both the renovation of Otis Library and the Norwich Marina.  NCDC is proud of its reputation for being active in developing relationships and collaborating with the City for the betterment of Norwich and for partnering with the City and Norwich Public Utilities to create a place where businesses grow and thrive. We know how to get things done.


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