Cal Brown

Cal Brown, CFP, MST, author of When Life Strikes: Weathering Financial Storms, has over twenty-five years of experience in the financial services field. He received his master of science in taxation (MST) from American University in Washington, DC, and his undergraduate BSBA degree from the University of Arkansas. Cal is currently an adjunct professor in the MST program at American University, teaching estate planning.

Washingtonian magazine and Northern Virginia magazine named Cal one of the top financial planners in the greater Washington, DC, metro area and he has authored articles in Bloomberg Wealth Manager, Journal of Financial Planning, and Financial Planning magazines. He has also been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Smart Money, and other periodicals. He has appeared on CNBC, Fox 5 DC, the PBS Nightly Business Report, and was a regular guest on WAVA-Fm (Washington, DC).

As a speaker, he has addressed national audiences as well as local and regional professional and civic groups. Cal served as chairman of the National Capital Area chapter of the Financial Planning Association and continues to actively serve on boards and councils within his profession.

Cal is vice president of planning for The Monitor Group in Virginia, a wealth management firm working with over 250 clients and managing approximately $500 million in assets.

Cal also plays guitar in a classic rock cover band in northern Virginia.

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