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Bio – Kevin W. Brown, M.B.A.
 
Kevin W. Brown, M.B.A. is known as a pioneer and leading-edge expert in the field of professional services marketing.  He is President of Kevin Brown Marketing & Consulting.  The firm is widely recognized as the premier marketing firm in Orange County, California specializing only in professional services firms.  Clients include some of California’s most well-known firms as well as many smaller firms.

From the beginning of his firm, Kevin developed many new, innovative concepts and techniques that are proprietary to his firm, including a unique a “Part-Time Director of Marketing™” service, which offers his expertise at an affordable rate to firms of all sizes.  Founded in 1991, his firm was the only full-services marketing firm in Orange County specializing in professionals.  The concept was so unusual nationwide, in fact, that he trademarked the terms “The Specialists in Professional Services Marketing™” and “The Specialists in Law Firm Marketing™”.

Since founding his firm he has worked with hundreds of firms, from the nation’s largest firms to regional firms to small local practices, in designing and implementing effective marketing programs.  His firm’s services include marketing strategy, marketing materials and graphic design, internet marketing, advertising, public relations, client relations, and business development training.

Experience and Education
Prior to forming his own firm in 1991, Kevin was the Director of Marketing for Deloitte & Touche, Orange County’s largest professional services firm with over 400 employees.  He also worked in investment banking as a strategic consultant and in commercial banking with Bank of America, working as a corporate banking officer and financial analyst serving clients with loans from $1-200 million.  He received his M.B.A. degree in marketing from California State University, Fullerton and a B.S. in economics and management from the University of California, Riverside.

Business and Professional Organizations
Kevin is actively involved in several professional organizations, including Past Board Member and President of the Legal Marketing Association-Southern California Chapter, the Orange County Bar Association, founder of the Law Firm Advisory Group, and Past Board member of the Forum for Corporate Directors.

Speaking Engagements and Articles
Kevin is author of over 100 articles published nationwide and locally.   A clear, dynamic, and diplomatic speaker, Kevin regularly speaks on various marketing and business development topics to professional services firms and organizations, including Bar Associations, the California Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).   He has been invited to speak at national conferences in locations such as Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Denver, Phoenix, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Personal Interests
Along with his wife and four sons (all Eagle Scouts), Kevin is an active member in church activities and youth volunteerism. He is an Eagle Scout and served in Boy Scout leadership for 19 years.   He also has served as a leader and volunteer for many other youth organizations, including YMCA Indian Guides and coaching over 80 sports teams over the last 20 years in Little League baseball, Pony Baseball, Boys & Girls Club, NJB basketball, Upward basketball, Pacific Coast Hoops basketball, HB City Football, FNL Youth Football, and AYSO soccer.