David BrownBranch Manager
Fundamental Choice Portfolio Manager
With 30 years in the financial services business, David manages investments for individuals, trusts, retirement plans, and businesses. His extensive experience throughout major shifts in the markets has enabled him to help his clients develop and implement strategies for building wealth and managing risk.
David began his career with Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor in Buffalo, NY where he developed his fundamental investment knowledge. He joined Wachovia Securities, a predecessor firm of Wells Fargo Advisors, in 2005 to help ensure that clients receive independent, objective investment planning advice and to foster a culture that places clients at the forefront of every decision.
David graduated with a B.S. degree in Business Administration from State University of New York College at Buffalo. A retired Major in the USAF Reserve, David served as a C-130 Navigator with the 328th Airlift Squadron in Niagara Falls, NY. He is a combat veteran of Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
David has been married to his wife, Carolyn, for 24 years and has two daughters, Emily and Hannah. Away from the office, David enjoys boating, snowboarding, and all things Villanova basketball, a love he shares with his daughter, a student at the University. David is a commercial pilot and has his instrument and multi-engine ratings. David is also a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and enjoys the challenge of teaching the gift of flight to students of all ages.