Joyce Brown

Operations Manager
a.k.a Director of Smooth Operations
Joyce Brown has years of experience developing, executing, and managing the systems that facilitate smooth operations in various business components including organizational development, human resources, risk management, sustainability, accounting, and benefits. She has a diverse background that has provided her with problem solving skills, a keen attention to detail, and understanding of the human element in the world around us. She is devoted to her community having served on various boards, committees, and non-profit organizations. Currently she serves on the Personnel Committee at First Presbyterian Church Asheville, and is teaching Sunday school to an awesome group of high school students. Her long running commitment to community, sustainability, and conservation issues culminates in her dedication to the goals and values of Equinox.  

Why I love this work

I am fortunate to work for a company that helps create communities where people like to live and works to protect the ecosystem we call home.

Trainings & Certifications

Quick Books – Certified; Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint; Conflict Management; Government Contracting under the FAR and AASHTO Guide

Education

Master of Science - Human Resources, Western Carolina University

Bachelor of Science – Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso

Skills

Employee Recruitment, Retention, & Engagement; Benefits Administration; Training and Development; HR Policy, Regulation, and Compliance; Organizational Development; Sustainability; Accounting Management; Risk Management; Customer Service; Facilitation

Favorite Species

Although I have a deep appreciation for all animals and plants, my favorite species is Homo sapiens because it is by far the most intriguing and complex of all the species on Earth.