Chairman, CEO and Founder, Brown Capital Management
Eddie Brown boasts over 43 years' investment experience, serving as VP and portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. for 10 years before starting his own firm in 1983. Eddie earned a BS in electrical engineering from Howard University, a MS in electrical engineering from New York University, and an MBA from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He holds two professional designations: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Investment Counselor (CIC). He also received an honorary doctor of humane letters from Johns Hopkins University, an honorary doctorate in public service from Morgan State University and an honorary doctor of business administration from McDaniel College. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Open Society Institute (OSI) -- Baltimore, of the National Cabinet-Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and of the Advisory Board of the University of Baltimore. Eddie's community and philanthropic efforts are extensive. He has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus by Howard University and the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Eddie was also appointed to the ERISA Advisory Council by the U.S. Secretary of Labor, where he served a three-year term.