As Chairperson and CEO of Tri Destined Studios, N.D. Brown oversees business and legal affairs, corporate structure and strategic planning, and green-lights projects for Tri Destined Studios (founded in 1998) and its subsidiary companies. Ms. Brown is extremely dedicated to providing employment opportunities to minorities and women who are often underrepresented in the entertainment industry as well as exposing this same talent to an awaiting global audience.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Abraham and Sallie J. Brown, N.D. Brown holds an MBA from Florida A&M; University and studied international affairs at the renowned Institute de Catholique de Paris in France. During her undergraduate studies at Florida A&M; University, Ms. Brown pledged the Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated founded in 1913. Throughout her matriculation in Hollywood, N.D. Brown has been featured in several top industry publications such as The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and Upscale Magazine.
Some of Ms. Brown’s film and television achievements include producing “Woman on the Edge”, “The Man in 3B”, “The Preacher’s Son”, and “No More Mr. Nice Guy”. For television, Ms. Brown was also the Executive Producer and the Show Runner of GMC TV’s first scripted television series “She’s Still Not My Sister”, derived from GMC’s record-breaking teleplay “She’s Not Our Sister” which helmed as the top-rated show in GMC network history. On top of all of that, Ms. Brown has also produced several community outreach and social awareness projects that she holds dear to her heart. This includes “The Call” which received critical acclaim for tackling and exposing the torments of AIDS.
N.D. Brown and Trey Haley founded Tri Destined Studios: Hollywood’s Premiere African-American owned Production and Distribution Studio, in 1998. (née: Nikaya Dwana Brown)