Jeff Brown, PSP, Owner, Chief Executive Officer
Jeff has led Smarter Security through its rapid growth since acquiring the company in 2002. He has propelled what was previously a one-man company into an industry leader, recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in America for five of the past eight years.
Before acquiring Smarter Security, Jeff established himself as a marketing leader in consumer brands with companies such as American Airlines, PepsiCo, and Pillsbury, as well as in the technology sector with MCI and IXC Communications.
Jeff earned a bachelor's degree in Finance from Kent State University, and a master's degree in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
J. A. “Jack” Leach, Chief Operating Officer
Jack is responsible for many aspects of the day-to-day operations of Smarter Security including the supply chain, risk management, managerial accounting and internal controls, strategic planning and analysis, customer support and IT functions. Jack is a management veteran of 15+ years in global operations and finance. He has served as executive manager, consultant, and advisor to companies ranging from pre-revenue startups to corporations holding over US$10 billion in operational assets.
In addition to his experience in security technologies, Jack has experience in the industries of telecommunications, internet services, manufacturing, private equity, public utilities, and biotech/pharmaceuticals. He has managed operations for companies among North America, South America, Western Europe and the Pacific Rim. Additionally, he has lived in Spain and Germany. He is fluent in English and Spanish and is educated in five other languages to varying levels of ability.
Jack earned a bachelor's degree in Finance from the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary in Virginia.