LaVonne L. Brown


Chief Marketing and Communications Officer / Member Owner

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others." – Mahatma Gandhi.

190 Buckley Drive Rockford, IL 61107

LaVonne has been involved in the marketing and communications industry since 1998. Prior to joining Savant, she was a recognized senior level marketing and communications leader in the region’s tourism, hospitality and non-profit industry. She earned a bachelor of science degree in communications from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and a master of science degree in integrated marketing communications from West Virginia University. She is a Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional™ (FPQP™), a Certified Culture Revolutionary from Zappos Insights, and a graduate of the Disney Institute Approach to Quality Service.

LaVonne was recognized as one of Rockford’s inaugural “40 Leaders Under 40” by the Rockford Chamber and was presented a Rockton Shining Star Award for her commitment to beautifying her community. LaVonne and her husband Jeremy have two sons – Ethan, who is finishing up his Air Force career, and Isaac, who is completing his college education. When they can all get together, they make every minute of family time count. LaVonne and her family enjoy the outdoors, especially hiking, swimming, and biking. They also enjoy long walks with their beloved dog Thor, a golden Aussie mix.

Education &

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville
    Bachelor of Science in Communications
  • West Virginia University
    Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications 
  • Zappos Insights
    Certified Culture Revolutionary
  • Disney Institute Approach to Quality Service
  • Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional™ (FPQP™)