Barry Brown


Barry Brown  |  Arnold-Brown Metals & Supply | Birmingham, AL

Barry is a fourth-generation owner of Arnold-Brown Metals & Supply, founded in 1946. After graduating with a B.S. in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Alabama, Barry worked as an external auditor at one of the “big five accounting firms,” Arthur Andersen. Barry joined the family business in 1999, working primarily in sales and inventory management after realizing that public accounting wasn’t his true calling.

Barry’s professional achievements are a testament to his competence and expertise. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the prestigious American Institute of CPAs and the Alabama Society of CPAs. Their family business, founded in 1946, was a charter member of NHAW in 1947 and is a current member of HARDI, reflecting Barry’s commitment to industry excellence.

Barry is married to Heather, and they have three children. He enjoys traveling with his family, skiing, hiking, hunting, and playing golf. He is also active as a deacon at his church.