Awarded a Morehead Scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill; Earned her B.S. in Accounting from UNC - Charlotte.



With more than 25 years of finance and accounting experience, Nancy Brown is a CPA and serves as a Managing Partner of CLA's Consulting and Accounting Solutions Team (CAST).  CLA CAST is an experienced team of resources, including CPAs, project management professionals, former auditors, Controllers, CFOs, Risk Management personnel and other professionals.  Serving public companies, private businesses and non-profit organizations, CLA CAST deftly fulfills clients’ needs, on an interim or project-basis.

Nancy was previously an audit manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She also served as manager of finance at Cogentrix, manager of financial planning at Computer Power and controller of Strategic Outsourcing, Inc.  She has significant experience in financial analysis of products and business lines, month-end closing, financial reporting, corporate budgeting and management reporting.  Her years in roles similar to the clients she serves, as well as her years of leading the CAST team, allow her to assess client needs during peak workloads or times of transition.

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In the community

Nancy serves as the Treasurer for Women Executives and serves on the Harris YMCA Board of Advisors as its Board Chairperson, leading its Executive Committee and serving on the Finance Committee. She also serves on the Proverbs 31 Ministries Board of Directors and its Finance Committee.  She is an active member of Forest Hill Church where she has served as a youth group leader, was involved in Women Under Construction, and started and led the former Newcomer’s ministry.  Nancy also led a Women’s LifeGroup and has participated in an international missions trip.