Don Brown

CFO, American Association of Community Colleges

Don Brown is the chief operations and financial officer for the American Association of Community Colleges. He is responsible for all financial and operations support areas. He also staffs the Audit & Finance and Executive Committees of the AACC Board. Brown joined the association in early 2007. His career in accounting and financial management spans more than 35 years. In addition to his public accounting experience, Brown was a vice president in a commercial bank and a savings and loan association in Rochester, NY, both with assets exceeding $5 billion and more than 250 responsibility units. He has also been a controller for a manufacturing and distribution company and was a CFO for a large professional engineering firm. Prior to his current position, Brown held similar positions in the non-profit sector for more than ten years at the Partnership for New York City in Manhattan and with the EastWest Institute, also headquartered in New York.