Our Team Jonathan Brown Chief Executive Officer As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Brown is responsible for client affairs at The Brown Services Group, LLC. In this role, he specializes in building client relations and developing and maintaining their financial plans. Mr. Brown affirms that true success in financial consulting comes from clearly understanding each individual client's goals and objectives.Prior to joining The Brown Services Group, LLC Mr. Brown was in real estate finance, both residential and commercial, running his own mortgage consultancy for several years. His diverse background also includes years of professional marketing consulting experience with the GotMilk? campaign and Clear Channel Radio.Mr. Brown received his M.B.A. in 2011 from the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business and B.B.A. in Marketing from Howard University's School of Business in 2001. Mr. Brown is an active member of each institution's alumni community, enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family. Aaron Gillman CFP® CFA Independent Financial Partners (IFP) | Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Aaron is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Independent Financial Partners, and has been with the firm since 2011. In his role, Aaron provides financial advisors and clients extensive analytical research, due diligence for all investment types along with portfolio construction strategies and recommendations. Aaron earned his bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Florida. Aaron holds the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation through the CFA Institute.He is experienced at developing strategic financial plans for both individual clients and small institutions. He has also worked with attorneys and accounting professionals to establish family trusts and provide estate advice for his clients as he manages those assets to meet family goals.