Brent W. Brown
Founder/CEO and Chairman of the Board
started developing the Latitude concept in 2007.
Over the past 5 years, he
has built the Latitude Team to what is now over 600 employees strong.
In just 5 years, the Latitude Global team has designed, developed, constructed and now operates three Latitude venues across the country.
The 4th Latitude will open in Q4 2013 and the 5th location is already in design and will open in 2014.
The Latitude concept is considered one of the most exciting concepts in the restaurant industry in the country.
Brent brings valuable management, leadership, start-up finance, project development, and complex real estate development experience as he has worked in real estate acquisition, re-zoning, rental management and investment banking spanning 15 years.
has completed, assisted with, and developed numerous real estate development projects, managed million dollar portfolios as well as raising in excess of 250MM dollars in public and private venture capital for start-up companies by spending over 10 years in the wealth management division of several brokerage firms.
has 11 years of successful project development, new construction, land handling and has developed and built projects in excess of $90 million since 2007.
Brent is active in the Jacksonville Community and served on the Southeast Vision Committee for the City of Jacksonville as well as sits on the Board of Trustees for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.
Jacksonville Business Journal
in the Top 40 Businessman under 40 in Jacksonville in 2008, in 2012 he
was awarded The Ultimate
CEO for Northeast Florida by the Jacksonville Business Journal
and most recently he
was named The 2013 National Entrepreneur of the Year by Enterpreneur-Anchor Magazine
He also is a Co-Founder of H.A.T.U.A. International and a graduate of the U.S.
in Annapolis, MD.
lives in Jacksonville, FL with his
wife and three children.
Brent Brown, CEO/Founder of Latitude Global, Inc., enthusiastically commented, "Having Michael Norris on our board and seeing us through key decisions will be valuable to our company.