Eddie Brown

Eddie Brown is the chair, CEO, and founder of Brown Capital Management (with over $5 billion under management), one of the country’s oldest African-American owned investment management firms. Prior to establishing Brown Capital, Brown served as vice president and portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price Associates. For 25 years, he was a regular panelist on the nationally televised Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street. He is also the author of Beating the Odds–Eddie Brown’s Investing and Life Strategies.

As a business leader, public servant, and active philanthropist, Brown has received numerous awards and accolades including Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service, an honorary doctorate in public service from Morgan State University, and an honorary doctor of humane letters from Johns Hopkins University.

Brown earned a BS in electrical engineering from Howard University, an MS in electrical engineering from New York University, and an MBA from Indiana University School of Business. He also earned two professional designations, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Chartered Investment Counselor (CIC).