Dr. Brown

Dr. JeFreda R. Brown

Accounting, Corporate Finance, Cryptocurrency, Debt, Economics, Financial Planning, Fintech, General Business, Investing, Personal Finance, Real Estate, Real Estate Taxes, Retirement, Taxes (Business), Taxes (Personal), Technical Analysis
Founder and CEO of Xaris Financial Enterprises
Walden University, Mississippi College, Mississippi State University


  • Member of The Balance's Financial Review Board
  • Financial entrepreneur for over a decade
  • Course facilitator for Cornell University


Dr. JeFreda R. Brown is a financial consultant, entrepreneur, educator, and researcher with 20+ years of financial and business experience. Her professional experience is comprised of academic, federal, nonprofit, and corporate experience. It is her passion and life goal to help people develop financial health and wellness through financial education. Her passion is to help people learn about proper financial management and stewardship. She promotes financial wellness as a Financial Literacy Educator and Advocate.

She is an Online eCornell Course Facilitator with Cornell University. She is a former Adjunct Professor with University of Alabama Birmingham’s Collat Business School and a former Online Adjunct Professor with Indiana Wesleyan University’s DeVoe Business School. JeFreda has been featured in numerous print and online media for various industry websites, television and radio shows, blogs, podcasts, and magazines. She is a featured contributor in the book, I Didn’t Learn That in High School: 199 Facts About Credit Scores, available on Amazon. She previously had a weekly financial literacy segment on FUBU Radio. She is the Chair of the Jimmie Hale Mission Board of Directors. She previously served as Treasurer on Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)’s Board of Directors and also served on WIPP’s Leadership Council.