Thomas K. Brown

Founder and CEO, Second Curve Capital LLC
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Tom Brown is the founder and CEO of Second Curve Capital LLC, an investment-management and financial-services advisory firm. Second Curve’s investment unit manages several funds that focus on the financial services industry. Its advisory unit provides analysis of the financial services industry to banks and financial services companies.

Prior to starting Second Curve in 2000, Tom spent two years at Tiger Management as head of the firm’s North American financial services team. Before Tiger, he spent 15 years as a financial services analyst at brokerage firms Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Paine Webber, and Smith Barney. During that time, Tom was consistently ranked as the top-rated regional bank analyst by Institutional Investor magazine’s annual survey of investors.

Tom holds a B.A. in accounting and finance from Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio. He began his investment career in 1980 as an equity analyst at Kemper Financial Services. Tom is a native of the Chicago area.