AVP of Operations
Nakia Brown joined Northwest Financial Advisors in November 2022 after working in the financial services industry for 20 years. She is highly skilled in effective leadership, team building, compliance and risk management, operation policies and procedures, wealth management and financial planning services, performance reporting and delivering exceptional client service.
Nakia started her financial services journey in 2003 as a teller at the Members First Services Federal Credit Union in Maryland. She later began a six-year journey with Chevy Chase Bank (now Capital One) where she started as a Customer Care Associate and grew to an Assistant Branch Manager. In this role, she led by example to ensure that her staff demonstrated excellent customer service. In 2013, Nakia relocated to Charlotte, NC and began her career with LPL Financial as an RIA Associate Consultant. On behalf of LPL, she researched complex situations, helped establish account opening policy and procedures and provided her LPL policy expertise to RIA firms and their administrative staff.
Nakia holds the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Securities Industry Essentials® (SIE)®, Series 7, 66 and 24 licenses;* the Virginia Accident, Health, Life & Variable Annuities license; and is an honorable notary public for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Nakia grew up in Maryland and currently resides in Northern Virginia. She is a dedicated volunteer and advocate for the American Diabetes Association and the National Kidney Foundation.
In her spare time, Nakia enjoys meditation, reading and spending time with her son, William, and her dog, Aiko.