Wesley Brown recently retired as Managing Director of KPMG Corporate Finance LLC. Wes has specialized in merger transactions and debt and equity financings for financial service companies. He has assisted companies in these strategic capital transactions since 1981, completing over 300 transactions totaling approximately $4 billion. He has personally worked on approximately two-thirds of all bank and thrift merger transactions that have occurred in Colorado where an investment banker was involved since 1993 and has advised scores of banks in the High Plains and Rocky Mountain States.

He holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago and a BA from the University of Colorado Boulder. Wes currently serves on the corporate boards of Jack Henry & Associates and FirstBank Holding Company. He is currently a Field Active Member of Alpine Rescue Team.