Richard L. Brown, CPA, PFS

Chief Executive Officer

Rick Brown, RLBrown Financial, Inc.'s founder, grew up in LaMarque, Texas. Rick graduated summa cum laude from Baylor University with a BBA-Accounting and MBA. He received his CPA license in 1978. A member of the American Institute of CPAs, he holds the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) certification.

After working as a CPA early in his career, he then transitioned to investment management, and has been a registered representative in the past with H D Vest Securities, Walnut Street Securities and Mutual Service Corporation. In September 2009, he became a registered representative with LPL Financial, and he has frequently received recognition as one of the top producers in the country with these broker-dealers.  He founded RLBrown Financial in 2003 and currently holds the title of CEO. 

Rick has been active in a number of community organizations. A graduate of Leadership Richardson, he has had the opportunity to serve on various committees and boards for both local and statewide organizations. Rick is also a deacon at The Heights Baptist Church.

Rick and his wife, Bev, have two adult sons, one of whom is Grant, who is a partner in the business with Rick. He enjoys playing guitar, hiking and backpacking, and spending time on the beach in Florida.  Rick and Bev have participated on numerous mission trips and travels throughout the world.  Among their fondest memories was a hiking adventure on Mount Kilimanjaro in 2013.

Favorite core value:  Gratitude - We recognize what an honor it is to be allowed to assist with your investments and financial lives, so gratitude should be at the core of every interaction.

Phone 972-783-7523