Gary Brown, CPA, CMA, CITP, PFS - Owner & Principal
Gary R Brown CMA, CPA, CITP, PFS is Managing Director of a boutique Georgetown CPA practice that has been recognized by the AICPA as one of the best small firm users of human capital. His firm is a member of the PCPS and Government Audit Quality Centers of the AICPA. He was previously CFO and VP Finance for Astec International LTD (now part of Emerson Electric) in Manila, Philippines, International CFO based in Mexico City and Seoul, Korea for Ralston Purina, and held senior financial positions with Ford Motor Company, Honeywell, and Texas Instruments. He holds a BS in Accounting from Montana State University and MBA from Texas Tech University plus has advanced training from Stanford University, University of Michigan, and University of Chicago.
His business experience includes corporate finance, strategic planning, operations, production planning, information systems, SEC reporting, and accounting plus has served as interim CFO and COO and/or provided financial and operational consulting services for various startup and emerging organizations. As a CPA, he provides business development, tax, accounting, and estate planning services for various businesses and individuals. He is multilingual in Spanish and holds various insurance and securities licenses.
He has held numerous positions with various professional organizations including global board member of the Institute of Management Accountants as well as former National President of the Stuart Cameron McLeod Society, a leading group of individuals serving at the national level for the IMA and is currently a member of the IMA Board of Regents. In addition, he has served on various AICPA committees and is a former chair of an AICPA MAP group. He is a recognized speaker for various national organizations and has been recognized in the Wall Street Journal as Financial Executive of the Year by the IMA and Robert Half International, was an outstanding member of the Texas Council of IMA, recognized by NATP as Chapter Person of Year for Relationships with Other Taxing Bodies. Two time Georgetown Chamber Ambassador of the Year, he is an alumni of Leadership Georgetown and Round Rock. He is and has served in various officer positions for the following boards – Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center, Georgetown Palace Theatre, Georgetown Rotary Club, Texas Chapter of National Association of Tax Professionals and a number of other boards. Was also previously a member of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Constructive Enforcement Committee. His wife, Peggy works with him in his business and his daughter is a Program Manager with Rockwell International in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In his spare time, he shows his two Model A Fords and enjoys his three rescue Siamese Cats.