Kristy Godsey Brown, legal consultant, joined CTAS in February 2007. Prior to joining CTAS, Kristy practiced real estate and regulatory law at a Nashville law firm. She received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in political science from the University of Tennessee in 1999 and was the College of Arts and Sciences Top Graduate, graduating with a 4.0 GPA. She received her law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2003 and was the Elliott E. Cheatham Scholar, a Dean’s Scholar and on the Dean’s List. She received the Institute for Public Service Public Achievement Award in 2008.