Kerwin V. Brown

  • Sec­re­tary
  • Owner/President of K-Vaughn Con­sult­ing, LLC

Ker­win Brown brings con­sid­er­able expe­ri­ence with over twen­ty years in mar­ket­ing and busi­ness devel­op­ment. He has held numer­ous sales, man­age­ment and busi­ness devel­op­ment posi­tions in the insur­ance, bank­ing and invest­ment indus­tries. He man­aged the devel­op­ment of the in-branch retail bro­ker­age pro­gram for Wells Far­go Bank and man­aged sales and mar­ket­ing for a nation­al, com­mu­ni­ty bank pro­gram for Transamer­i­ca Life Insur­ance Com­pa­ny.

For­mer Pres­i­dent and CEO of The Black Cham­ber of Ari­zona (for­mer­ly The Greater Phoenix Black Cham­ber of Com­merce) and has been appoint­ed as Trea­sur­er and West­ern Region­al Direc­tor for the Unit­ed States Black Cham­bers, Inc. Notable is his involve­ment as a board mem­ber with Take Charge Amer­i­ca, board mem­ber for Tan­ner Prop­er­ties, Inc. and board mem­ber for The City of Phoenix Res­i­den­tial Invest­ment Devel­op­ment Effort, as well as a board mem­ber for the Phoenix Police Foun­da­tion. Ker­win has been appoint­ed by Phoenix May­or Greg Stan­ton to sit on the Phoenix Trans­porta­tion Com­mit­tee and appoint­ed by Gov­er­nor Jan­ice Brew­er to the Ari­zona Com­mis­sion of African-Amer­i­can Affairs.

He has received numer­ous awards includ­ing the Com­mu­ni­ty Part­ner­ship Champion’s Award from Mag­el­lan Health Ser­vices, he was award­ed Com­mu­ni­ty Lead­er­ship Recog­ni­tion from Pet Smart and The Phoenix Suns, he received the Lead­er­ship Award from Pow­er of the Word Min­istries and he was a 2013 Father of the Year Hon­oree for The Amer­i­can Dia­betes Asso­ci­a­tion.  Ker­win is also list­ed as one of the AZ Busi­ness Lead­ers in AZ Busi­ness Lead­ers Mag­a­zine.

Ker­win attend­ed Cal­i­for­nia State Uni­ver­si­ty Los Ange­les and the ASU W.P. Carey Small Busi­ness Lead­er­ship Acad­e­my. He lives in Phoenix, AZ with his wife Lau­rie Mae and he is the proud father of three chil­dren.


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