Our Mentors

Jay Brown


Jay Brown was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Crown Castle International in June 2016. Crown Castle is the nation’s largest provider of shared wireless infrastructure with an enterprise value of over $60 billion. Jay was Crown Castle’s Chief Financial Officer from July 2008 to May 2016. Prior to that, Jay served as Treasurer of Crown Castle from May 2004. Since joining Crown Castle in August 1999, he has served in a number of positions in corporate development and corporate finance. Jay holds a BBA from Baylor University. Jay and his wife, Ashley, have six children ranging from 8 to 14 years old. Their youngest two were adopted from Ethiopia in May 2011. The Brown’s are passionate about serving the most vulnerable and helpless in the world. Jay currently serves on the advisory board of Living Water International.