1615 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
ob Brown is the founder and Managing Partner for Paradigm PLUS LLC, an experienced and aggressive firm providing comprehensive consulting services to corporations and government agencies and to higher education institutions, their boards, faculties and staffs. Paradigm PLUS focuses specifically on those aspects of organizational performance, which are critical to the functionality and profitability of an enterprise and the well being of its employees. With a mission of providing every client with the highest quality of consulting services at the most fair and competitive price, Paradigm PLUS principals read, ask, listen, observe, learn and adapt in order to design and deliver the most effective engagement possible.
Prior to founding Paradigm PLUS, Brown was the first Managing Director for the Business Council of New Orleans and the River Region, an organization of more than seventy Chief Executive Officers (or CEO equivalents), many of whom are leaders of the region’s largest corporations. As the organization’s chief executive, Brown coordinated and managed relationships with elected officials, governmental bodies and civic groups.
Before joining the Business Council, Brown served as Vice Chancellor, Governmental, Community and Diversity Affairs at the University of New Orleans, Louisiana’s public urban university. Brown also retired after a distinguished career in the United States Air Force as a Vietnam Veteran and Air Traffic Control Superintendent. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Oak Leaf Cluster.
Brown currently holds higher education posts on the Board of Trustees for Loyola University - New Orleans, as a gubernatorial appointee to the Board of Supervisors for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System and as a member of the Public Policy Committee of the Association of Community College Trustees. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (magna cum laude) from Park University (Parkville, MO) and a Master of Arts degree from Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA).