Meet the Team

Karen L. Hyles

Executive Assistant

As an experienced Executive Assistant to C-level executives, Karen serves as the Executive Assistant to Smith A. Brownlie III, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Brownlie & Braden Advisors. With nearly 15 years of experience, Karen navigates scheduling and organizing meetings, as well as maintains a variety of databases and additional administrative aspects of the office.

Karen joined Brownlie & Braden Advisors in 2020. She holds an associate’s degree in business administration from Tompkins Cortland College.


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