Founder and Managing Member
Born in 1951, Ted received his BA at Auburn University in 1973, was commissioned a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Army and served 2 years at Ft. Eustis, VA as a Platoon leader, Operations officer, and Supply Officer of an Army watercraft company (tugboats, ships, & barges).
Upon returning to Pensacola in 1976, Ted joined the family business (Brown Marine Service, Inc.) which at that time was mostly engaged in the transportation of petroleum products in barges on the Gulf Coast. Over the next 20 years Brown Marine expanded into marina, boatyard, diesel engine service and parts, yacht sales, and, with the internet, expanded it's presence into maritime and industrial equipment and services.
Ted received his MBA from the University of West Florida in 1982 and remained in the U.S.Army Reserve until the early 1980's and earned the rank of Captain. Ted is also a licensed Florida Yacht Broker, Coast Guard licensed Tugboat Master, and served as a Florida State Harbor Pilot Commissioner from 1992 through 2001.
Ted is active in the Rotary Club, Salvation Army, Pensacola Historical Society, Historic Pensacola, Inc., and is a member of the Shrine and Scottish Rite.
He bought the old Becks Lake Fish Camp property in 2007 and is working to not only restore what was the best fishing area in the State but to develop a Fishing & Nature Resort Community on the 420 acres he owns at the Fish Camp Site. More information will be posted on the www.rivertrailpreserve.com website.
Ted is an active Florida Realtor and markets Florida Real Estate through various web pages including pensacolahomesales.net, www.pensacolacommercialrealty.com and all of Florida through www.floridarealestatecounselors.com.
A new subdivision dedicated to fishing and nature is being developed by Ted named "Kathy's Creek". You will be able to find out more info at the www.kathyscreek.com website.
He is married to Kathy Horton-Brown who is retired from practicing law as a board certified wills and probate attorney.
Ted enjoys hiking, computers, photography, and nautical book collecting.
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