Mr. Brown is an executive vice president and tax director for PIMCO in the Newport Beach office. He leads the tax function for the firm, managing tax issues across the global offices for PIMCO Funds, client accounts and business operations. Mr. Brown joined PIMCO in 2001. He has 23 years of business management experience and 19 years of experience in the investment management industry. He holds both an undergraduate degree in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation from Brigham Young University. He is a certified public accountant.