"It has been very rewarding to use my institutional experience in helping our clients design and implement comprehensive financial plans that allow them to realize their goals and objectives."
Ronald Brown joined J M Brown Financial Partners in June 2002 and became president in November 2011. He is responsible for managing all client relationships. Ron oversees the overall operations of the practice, including establishing procedures, compliance oversight and assigning responsibilities to all team members.
Ron has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining J M Brown Financial Partners, Ron was a Director in the Latin America Capital Markets Desk in New York for ABN AMRO Incorporated. He was responsible for originating and structuring new issues for both corporate and sovereign entities in Latin America. Ron has fourteen years of corporate finance and capital markets experience and has originated over US $10 billion public and private debt financings in Latin America, including the first Mexican global bond offering.
Prior to joining ABN AMRO, Ron worked as a consultant for Columbus Advisors; an emerging markets fixed income hedge fund in New York. Ron spent four years at Merrill Lynch and was responsible for the firm's fixed income business in Mexico and Peru. His experience also includes four years at Bankers Trust in the Latin America Merchant Banking department. Ron holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Psychology from Duke University. In addition to being an Investment Adviser Representative of the firm, Ron holds Life, Health and Variable Insurance licenses in several states and as needed and can obtain licensing in other states.
Ron is very involved in the Tulsa community. He is currently on the Advisory Council of the Hispanic American Foundation, a non-profit organization in Tulsa dedicated to the preservation, appreciation, and promotion of Hispanic culture through scholarships, grants, and the sponsorship of cultural programs. He joined the Board of this non-profit organization in 2002 and has held various positions including, Chairman of the board.
Ron is a supporter of the Arts and Culture in the community and was also a board member of Tulsa Ballet for over 10 years. During his tenure on the Tulsa Ballet board he chaired the investment Committee. Ron is also a member of the Knights of Columbus and is very involved with his church. Ron believes that family life is very important and truly cherishes and values spending time with both his wife and only son Alan.