Jean T. Brown, Partner Emeritus

Before retiring in 2017, Jean led the Goldman Sachs team for the past 11 years, teaching presentation, communication and client meeting skills at every level within IBD and across every division of the firm. In addition, Jean has trained bankers at Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, J P Morgan and Perella Weinberg Partners. She also works with a variety of asset management, private equity, real estate, law and management consulting firms. Among her specialties, she coaches senior executives privately to help them enhance their leadership presence and impact.

Prior to her coaching career, Jean spent ten years in the advertising industry at D’arcy Masius Benton & Bowles and J. Walter Thompson. As Senior Vice President, Management Supervisor she directed client-service teams in the development of communication strategy and breakthrough advertising for Procter & Gamble, M&M Mars, Unilever and Warner Lambert.

Jean combines business experience with eight years as a professional actress, singer, and director/choreographer in New York and regional theaters. She served as spokeswoman for leading companies and appeared in national print ads and television commercials. Her extensive training in voice and movement brings this expertise into her work with coaching clients.

Jean Brown received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and her B.A. from Dartmouth College.


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