James R. Brown, FACHE, MBA, DPT

  • Executive Director, Center Communities of Brookline
Profile Type:


James Brown is the associate executive director for Center Communities of Brookline, which offers senior-friendly apartment living with on-site support services that promote wellness and independence. In this role, he is responsible for the overall operations and management of the community, overseeing the maintenance, nutrition, fitness, administrative, and resident services departments, and ensuring the highest quality of care to the residents.

Prior to joining Center Communities of Brookline in 2019, James was on active duty for the Massachusetts National Guard as a regional medical planner coordinating National Guard medical capabilities with civilian medical agencies and operations officer responsible for the budget and training of a medical group. James has over 15 years of health care experience both as a clinician and administrator.


Master’s in Physical Therapy, Quinnipiac University
Doctor of Physical Therapy, MGH Institute for Health Professionals
Masters of Business Administration, Endicott College