City of Peoria
Occupation: As an accountant for the City of Peoria, Devin Brown is responsible for a variety of financial tasks, including maintaining accurate financial records and working on annual audits.
Community Involvement: For Mr. Brown, community involvement means music. He has sung the national anthem at a Peoria Chiefs game and performed as the opening act for Grammy-nominated singer Joe at the 2023 River City Soul Fest. He has been the pianist for his church, Church of the Living God LBLC #5, since 2007.
Education: Bachelor of science, financial accounting, Illinois State University; master of business administration (MBA), Robert Morris University
Three things he’s passionate about: The word of God, music and financial stability
Three favorite hobbies: Singing, playing piano and exercise
Career influence or inspiration: He worked for his aunt, Gia Jones, owner of Supreme Accounting & Tax Services, during his high school years. She introduced him to the basics of accounting, which influenced his career choice.
Inspirational quote: “The sacrifices of today are endured for a greater tomorrow.”
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