Nathaniel T. "Buster" Brown

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Rain City Capital


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Buster began his work career in Tacoma at Nalley’s Fine Foods. He moved to Seattle and began a nine-year career in public accounting with KPMG. Buster has been the Chief Financial Officer for an eclectic industry mix. He most recently was the Senior Vice President of Finance for the Seattle Times Company. Prior to that he served as Chief Financial Officer for several Paul G. Allen companies, including Vulcan Inc., Mr. Allen’s multi-billion dollar asset management company; the Seattle Seahawks; and First and Goal, the company that built and manages CenturyLink Field.

Buster serves on several nonprofit boards in addition to Seattle Foundation, including the Allen Institute, Experience Music Project, the Greater Seattle YMCA and the Seattle Seahawks Charitable Foundation. Buster is a member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Buster earned a B.A. in Business Administration and an MBA from the University of Puget Sound.