Natalie was born in Jacksonville, Texas and grew up in Houston, Texas. Natalie graduated from Sam Houston State University, with a Bachelors of Science degree in Law Enforcement & Police Science. Natalie pursued a career in Criminal Justice for eleven years serving.
Natalie and her husband Edward Brown have been married for twenty four years. They have a beautiful daughter Ellisa Alexandria Brown, who will be an incoming freshman at Johns Hopkins University in the fall. Natalie and Edward joined their entrepreneurial spirits together to start their first business, in 1999, E.T.E's and Associates, Inc. Together for the next twelve years, they successfully operated three Subway franchises in the Dallas area.
Natalie is a seasoned professional and former Vice President of E.T.E's & Associates, Inc., a Quick Service Restaurant and Marketing companies, where she was responsible for managing all aspect of the business.
Their achievements earned the The Quest for Success Award from the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, which recognizes 12 African American entrepreneurs in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area by honoring their significant contributions to the business and civic communities. This was just the first of the several awards Natalie has received for her business and community involvement.
Natalie is currently volunteering with A-WOW IGLI as the Volunteer Coordinator and is very active in pursuing an opportunity to help young women gained leadership and business development skills.