Shontel Brown

Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2021-present
Cuyahoga County Council, 2015-2021
Education:A.S., Cuyahoga Community College
B.S., Wilberforce University

Shontel Brown is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 11th Congressional District. She assumed office on November 4, 2021, winning the special election after Rep. Marcia Fudge resigned to become Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Brown won a full term in the 2022 general election.

Brown was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She earned an Associate of Science degree in business management from Cuyahoga Community College and a Bachelor of Science in organizational management from Wilberforce University.

She was a member of the Cuyahoga County Council District 9 from January 2015 to November 2021. She resigned from her seat on November 3, 2021, after winning the election to the U.S. House.

Brown's career experience includes owning Diversified Digital Solutions and working as the director of sales, a senior account manager, and a marketing support representative for various organizations.

For information on Brown’s policy subject areas, committee appointments, and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on