Richard S. Brown portrait

Richard S. Brown

Chairman & CEO, JNBA Financial Advisors


Bloomington-based JNBA Financial Advisors’ chairman and CEO since 1996, Richard Brown is consistently ranked as one of Minnesota’s top financial advisors; in 2020, he was named to Barron’s list of the Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors for the sixth consecutive year. Under his leadership, JNBA Financial has grown from managing $90 million in client assets to advising on $1 billion.

In 2020, Brown and his wife, JNBA Financial president Kim Brown, quickly moved to communicate with clients more frequently. He also ensured that the firm continued with its longstanding process of reviewing all client portfolios every 10 business days.