Jerry Brown, Chair

Board Chair

As a pioneer in the financial planning industry, Jerry Brown has been an agent of change, growth and creativity on a national scale for some three decades. A dedicated and enthusiastic professional, Jerry began his successful career in the financial services industry in 1974. He earned the distinction of being the top salesperson in a national sales force of over 5,000 people while still in his 20’s. By 1983, prior to reaching age 30, he Co-Founded Financial Network Investment Corporation (FNIC), which would become one of the best and biggest independent Broker Dealers in the U.S. Jerry is married to his best friend, Tina, and his love for God and family have made him as respected personally as he is professionally. In his dual role as Co-Owner of FNIC and Regional Director for the Pacific Northwest Region of FNIC, Jerry’s contributions were many. On a national scale, Jerry was responsible for guidance, direction and innovation that not only shaped the company but also the entire financial planning/investment advisory industries. On a regional scale, Jerry built a dynamic group and fostered a culture of growth, independence and teamwork. In this role, Jerry recruited, trained and mentored literally hundreds of high caliber financial advisors, many of whom have gone on to attain national recognition as top industry professionals. Jerry serves on several not for profit boards within the Northwest. Jerry has been instrumental in the design of C3 Leaders and is a strategic thinker and leader.