Lon Brown, Partner


Lon Brown is a Partner of Columbus Nova MB. Previously Mr. Brown was a Managing Director of Hampshire Advisory Partners, an affiliate of Hampshire Equity Partners, a NY-based private equity firm with over $800MM under management. As part of his role with Hampshire Advisors, Mr. Brown was charged with developing the Southeast as a market for private equity transaction sourcing for Hampshire Equity. Prior to joining Hampshire, Mr. Brown was a Managing Director with Patriarch Partners, a $4B asset manager focused on the acquisition, securitization and value enhancement of distressed debt. Prior to Patriarch, he spent 15 years with Bank of America and its predecessors, with his most recent title being that of Managing Director in the Global Corporate Investment Bank’s Special Asset Group. Mr. Brown has served on the Boards of Directors of Transcription Relief Services, LLC a North Carolina-based medical transcription services provider and Galey and Lord, Inc., a market leader in woven sportswear and denim fabrics. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Phone: +1.704.285.7756 | Cell: +1.704.807.1100
Email: lbrown@columbusnova.com