Our Team

 

Bruce T. Brown
Registered Principal


Bruce has been involved in the financial services industry since 1994 and is the founder of Brown and Associates Investment Services.  He received his Bachelor's Degree from NC State University with a concentration in Business Administration in 1975 and received his Master's Degree from Western Kentucky University in 1979.  He is a 20-year veteran of the Army and a retired Lieutenant Colonel.  Bruce has his NC Insurance Life and Disability licenses.  He also holds FINRA series licenses 6, 7, 22, 24, 63, and 65.  Bruce and his wife, Susie, reside in Fayetteville.  Bruce is active in the community both in his church and in the Fayetteville Kiwanis Club. 

Karen B. Tisdale           
Registered Principal                                         

Karen has been involved in the financial services industry since 2007 and is the owner of Brown and Associates Investment Services.  She received her Bachelor's Degree from East Carolina University in 2002.  She is a former teacher enjoying her continued career in the field of education with money as her new subject matter.  Karen has her NC Insurance Life, Disability, and Long Term Care licenses.  She also holds FINRA series licenses 7, 24, 63, and 66.  Karen and her husband, David, reside in Fayetteville with their three children, Dawson, Jackson, and Callie.  Karen enjoys being active in the community primarily with local arts organizations.

Candace H. Coleman (Office Manager):

Candace has been involved in the financial services industry since 2013.  She has her NC Insurance Life, Disability, and Long Term Care licenses. She also holds her FINRA series license 6 and 63.  She received her Bachelor's Degree from Campbell University in 2004.  Candace and her husband, Benjamin, reside in Roseboro with their two sons, Joseph and Isaac. 

The Brown & Associates staff completed the Stewards of Children Training through the local Child Advocacy Center on July 22, 2014. This training is designed to educate adults on the signs and awareness of child sexual abuse. Brown & Associates is an advocate of children and is also a corporate benefactor of the Cumberland County Child Advocacy Center.

Carol D. Hussey (Administrative Assistant):

Carol has been involved in the financial services industry since 2008.  Carol, and her husband, Mike, reside in Linden with their two dogs, Skippy and Ellie Mae.  Her oldest son, Kyle, and daughter-in-law, Kayla reside in Wilmington, NC.  Her younger son, Kory, resides in Greenville, NC.  Carol and Mike are very active in their church, Epicenter, and they enjoy using their gifts to help others.

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