Thomas Brown

CEO

Tom Brown is the founder and CEO of Second Curve Capital, a New York-based hedge fund that invests primarily in financial services companies.† Since the firmís inception in 2000, its fundsí investment results have considerably exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the S&P Financial Index.

Prior to starting Second Curve, Tom spent two years at Tiger Management as head of the North American financial services team.† Before that, he worked on the sell-side for 15 years, at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette, PaineWebber, and Smith Barney.† During that time, Tom was consistently ranked the #1 regional bank analyst in the annual Institutional Investor survey of investors.

In addition, Tom is a widely regarded as a financial-services thought leader. His research-oriented website, bankstocks.com, has a large following within the industry.

Tom grew up in the Chicago area, holds a B.A. in accounting and finance from MiamiUniversity, Oxford, Ohio. Tom began his investment career in 1980 as an equity analyst at Kemper Financial Services.

Recent Stories From this Author

Chairmanís Opening Remarks: The Analystís View of Retail Banking
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Chairmanís Opening Remarks and The Analysts View of Retail Financial Services
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Keynote Discussion: Ex-CEO Roundtable
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Q&A Panel
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