As a registered stock broker, investment advisor and former professional athlete, Noah Brown offers a unique perspective to professional athletes and other high net worth individuals seeking to maximize the long term financial security obtained during their peak earning years.
Specifically, Noah appreciates both the opportunities and challenges of being a high level athlete. He leveraged his career as an all state high school performer to earn an athletic scholarship to Appalachian State University, where he was a four year starter All-Freshman team member, Southern Conference player of the week and was the top finalist ESPY award winner for the Jimmy V Comeback Player of the Year Award. He won countless comeback player awards in various sports magazines due to returning to basketball after shattering his hand in a car crash in which doctors encouraged him to amputate his hand at the age of 20. Serving as a team captain his Senior year, he is one of the top players in the school history record books in points, steals, assists, three-pointers made, and games played. After receiving his degree in Communication, Electronic Media/Broadcasting in 2004, Noah spent the next seven years playing professionally for the Kansas Cagerz (USBL), Sheffield Arrows (EBL Div - 1), Fuerza Guindas (Ciba Copa), Torreon Algodoneros (LNBP), Halcones Rojos (LNBP), Fuerza Regia (LNBP), Poza Rica Ola Verde (LNBP) and was drafted by the Xin-Jaing Dragons (CBA).
Rather than continuing his professional basketball career overseas, Noah decided to focus on leveraging and sharing his experience from his professional basketball career to help other high net worth individuals, including professional athletes, establish and obtain financial security while also pursuing individual entrepreneurial endeavors.
In 2012, Brown joined R.M. Stark & Co, Inc. He currently holds a FINRA Series 7, 65, 24, 63 and Life/Annuity Insurance licenses and he specializes in asset allocation, risk management, preservation of capital and budgeting. Over the past 7 years, Noah has developed a client base that includes professional athletes, doctors, lawyers, engineers, college students, accountants, and small business owners and works with them to develop and implement investment strategies that leverage a wide variety of investment vehicles including 401k/403B plans, SEP/Simle/Roth/Traditional IRA's, stocks, bonds, preferred funds, etf's, mutual funds, and private placements. Noah also has established a venture fund through which he owns and manages a chain of privately owned medical spas and wellness centers.
Outside of his professional endeavors, Noah is very active in the community and spends considerable time supporting charitable endeavors including Seeds of Hope, Ignite Justice, Falcon Fun Night, Beds for Kids, and Project 150. Among his volunteer time, along with his siblings and parents for years they donated basketball shoes to their local Little Dribblers Program in Keene, Texas. He also remains committed to developing the next generation of basketball players, serving as an AAU basketball volunteer, and director for USA Select Basketball based in Charlotte, NC where he is a Mini Camp Coordinator for scouting/evaluating, coaching and training over 80 basketball players annually who potentially play on a European exposure tour team. Through his relationships with basketball owners and general managers he has jump started the careers of 16 players and counting.