Kevin W. Brown, M.B.A.
Our visionary founder. Highly educated (M.B.A. in marketing), decades of experience, multi-talented. Loves the outdoors and traveling, as you can tell from his photo!
Kevin W. Brown, M.B.A. is known as a leading-edge expert in the field of CPA firm marketing.
From the beginning of his firm, Kevin developed many new, innovative concepts and techniques that are proprietary to his firm, including the unique “Part-Time Director of Marketing™” service, which offers his expertise at an affordable rate to firms of all sizes. Since founding his firm he has worked with numerous firms, from the nation’s largest firms to regional firms to small local practices, in designing and implementing effective marketing programs.
Experience and Education
Prior to forming his own firm in 1991, Kevin was the Director of Marketing for Deloitte, Orange County’s largest professional services firm with over 400 employees. He also worked in investment banking as a strategic consultant and in commercial banking with Bank of America, working as a corporate banking officer and financial analyst serving clients with loans from $1-200 million. He received his M.B.A. degree in marketing from California State University, Fullerton and a B.S. in economics and management from the University of California, Riverside.
Speaking Engagements and Articles
Kevin is author of over 100 articles published nationwide and locally. A clear, dynamic, and diplomatic speaker, Kevin regularly speaks on various marketing and business development topics to CPA firms and organizations, including CalCPA chapters and AICPA groups. He has been invited to speak at national conferences in locations such as Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Denver, Phoenix, San Francisco, Los Angeles and other locations.
Kevin’s free time is filled with diverse activities, from myriad physical activities (bicycling, kayaking, and numerous sports) to outdoor adventures (e.g., camping, hiking, snorkeling, backpacking) to enjoying cultural pursuits (travel, museums, visual and performing arts, etc.). He is never one to lack an interest in learning more and exploring nature and societies.
Along with his wife and four sons (all Eagle Scouts), Kevin is an active member in church activities and youth volunteerism. He is an Eagle Scout and served in Boy Scout leadership for 19 years. He also has served as a leader and volunteer for many other youth organizations, including YMCA Indian Guides and coaching over 80 sports teams over the last 20 years in Little League baseball, Pony Baseball, Boys & Girls Club, NJB basketball, Upward basketball, Pacific Coast Hoops basketball, HB City Football, FNL Youth Football, and AYSO soccer.