CRAIG BROWN | PARTNER
CRAIG BROWN is a Business Manager responsible for his clients’ tax, financial and business/life management needs. He has spent over a decade working with professional athletes. As a former professional baseball player, Craig has a very intimate understanding of the needs of his athlete clients.
PRACTICE FOCUS & SPECIALIZATIONS
Craig’s focus is on Business Management and his extensive experience lies in:
• Assessment of financial plans and execution
• Cash flow management and forecasting
• Budget construction/debt management
• Appraisal of insurance, healthcare, education and retirement requisites
• Strategic financial planning for transition from pro athlete to entrepreneur/private industry
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Craig began his career in 1998 as a financial advisor on the largest sports management team at Merrill Lynch, working with over 100 athletes. Over the next 10 years, Craig built his name as one of the most trusted advisors in Sports, and he and fellow partner David Bolno brought their practice of nearly 50 athletes to NKSFB in 2008.
Craig graduated with honors from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, receiving his Bachelors of Science degree in Finance. Following his collegiate baseball career, Craig was drafted by the Cleveland Indians. Craig also played for the United States National team in 1994.
ASSOCIATIONS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Following Craig’s professional sports career, he served on the Executive Board of Directors of U.S.A. Baseball for ten years.