Currently working as: Founder and CEO of Xaris Financial Enterprises
Resides in: Birmingham, AL
Education: JeFreda earned a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with finance and entrepreneurship concentrations from Walden University. She also has an MBA with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from Mississippi College. JeFreda earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Math from Mississippi State University.
Expertise: Corporate Finance, Financial Planning, Investing, Personal Finance, Technical Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Program Management, Project Management, Financial Literacy, Accounting
Certifications : Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI)
Dr. JeFreda R. Brown is more than a financial consultant: she’s an avid teacher and subject matter expert who helps people—individuals and groups in a business setting—master the skills they need to achieve lasting financial wellbeing. As Founder and CEO of Xaris Financial Enterprises, it is her passion and life goal to help others develop and maintain financial wellness.
With an MBA and a Doctorate, she is an entrepreneur, university professor, and Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI) who draws extensively on 20+ years of finance experience to bring both academic rigor and real-world financial background to every engagement. She excels at bringing complicated material to life so that anyone can conquer their doubts and take command of their financial future.
A highly respected expert in personal and business finance, she has appeared on national, international, and local television and financial podcasts, radio shows, and various other traditional and digital media outlets. As one of the few Black female financial professionals in the nation with a doctorate in Finance, she is a role model for women, young girls, and minorities everywhere.
Business Website: Xaris Financial Enterprises, Dr. JeFreda R. Brown - Personal Finance Consultant
- Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with finance and entrepreneurship concentrations
- Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI)
- Appeared on national, international, and local television financial podcasts, and radio shows