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Garrard Brown 17B

Vice President, North America Controller | Visa, Inc. | San Francisco, CA

Garrard Brown is an accounting executive with more than 15 years of experience, currently serving as the vice president of North America Controllership at Visa. He is responsible for the integrity of Visa’s financial statements for North America and Corporate. Prior to Visa, Garrard was the chief accounting officer and principal accounting officer for Avid Technology, Inc., where he was a key member of the senior management team leading digital transformation, organizational restructuring, and recapitalization efforts.

“Attending Emory played a vital role in my success. I was able to round out my business acumen and get more versed in areas I didn’t have much exposure to. I was also able to sharpen my communication skills and learn how to deliver concise and coherent messages on complex issues.”