Bob Brown is Treasurer of Case Western Reserve University. He also sits on the board of the University's affiliated district energy company, Medical Center Company, of which he is currently the vice chair.
Prior to joining Case Western Reserve in 2007, Brown was capital markets advisor at the U.S. Department of Transportation. Previously, he managed the public finance department for Key Capital Markets, the investment banking subsidiary of KeyCorp, and he was a senior investment banker at Lehman Brothers in New York.
In addition to his work at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Brown's public sector experience includes other stints with both the federal and state governments. During his military service, he was an engineering officer on the staff of the late Adm. Hyman G. Rickover, the father of the U.S. Navy's nuclear power program.
Brown practiced law with the firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in Cleveland, and he also practiced and taught at the Institute for Public Interest Representation at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington.
Brown is a member of the Board of Directors of the Northeast-Midwest Institute. He was along-time member, appointed by President Clinton and re-appointed by President Bush, of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the operator of Washington National and Washington Dulles Airports. Brown also was a member, appointed by Governor Strickland, of Ohio's Transportation Review Advisory Council.
Brown earned a JD from Harvard Law School and a BSE with high honors in aeronautical engineering from Princeton University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received an LLM from Georgetown University.