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Larry D. Brown

Library Buildings and Grounds
Superintendent for the Library Buildings and Grounds Larry Brown

As the Superintendent for the Library Buildings and Grounds, Mr. Larry D. Brown is responsible for the day-to-day structural, mechanical and grounds care of the Library of Congress. Mr. Brown's jurisdiction manages four buildings on Capitol Hill, including the Thomas Jefferson Building, John Adams Building, James Madison Memorial Building and the St. Cecilia Special Services Facilities Center as well as facilities beyond Washington, D.C., including the book storage modules for long-term preservation in Maryland and the Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation in Virginia.

Mr. Brown's previous positions with the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) include serving as the Deputy Superintendent, Capitol Building from 2002 to 2013 and as the Assistant Superintendent with the House Office Buildings from 2000 to 2002.

Before joining the AOC, Mr. Brown was employed with the Navy at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, Maryland, where he worked in the Facilities Management Division of the Public Works Department. He served in several roles including the Director of Planning and Budgeting as well as Branch Manager of the Facilities Management Division. Mr. Brown began his engineering career in 1987 as a junior engineer with the United Parcel Service.

Mr. Brown graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University of Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering. He received a Master of Science degree in engineering management from The George Washington University in 1992.