Brown started his career in 1975 when he joined Heafner Tire upon graduation from college. He worked his way up from route salesman through various marketing roles and in 1990, Brown became Director of Marketing and Sales. He also served important roles following Heafner acquisitions, including President of CPW and Winston Tire Company. Brown assumed the role of ATD’s Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 1997 and remained in that position until 2001.
He became President of Tire Pros in December 2010. Since assuming that role, the Tire Pros network of retail locations has more than tripled to over 725, and has become an industry force recognized as the nation’s largest network of independent tire dealers. His dedication to and passion for the independent tire dealer is unsurpassed and was a driving force behind the unique Tire Pros business partnership that brings independent tire dealers together under a shared retail brand and marketing message.