Jan M. Brown is an advocate and champion for wellness and choice around living in recovery. Jan has lived in recovery from addiction for the past twenty-two years. Jan's vocation is as a consultant coach. Her areas of expertise are in addiction recovery and brain injury recovery. She serves in the role of recovery management and success coach for people throughout the country. In addition, Jan serves as Founding and Executive Director for SpiritWorks Foundation Center for Recovery of the Soul, the Center for Addiction Recovery & Wellness. SpiritWorks is a 501-c3-recovery community organization based in Williamsburg whose mission is to help people recover from addiction. Jan is a noted national speaker on brain injury and addiction recovery and committee member for various community, regional, and national organizations. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), a member of the ICF Special Interest Group on Recovery, a participant in Recovery Coaching forums and e-communities and President of Recovery Coaches International. Jan earned a B.A. in Psychology from the College of William and Mary in 1996. She received her Associate Coach Credentialing with the International Coaching Federation in January 2009 and received certification as a Professional Recovery Coach through Crossroads Coaching in 2008.