Patrick Carder Brown

Patrick is from Greeneville, graduating from Greeneville High School. He is the son of Bill and Jane Brown. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in landscape architecture from Purdue University.

Patrick was a member of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club for which he received honors including, “Freshman of the Year,” the “Griffin Award” for most compassionate member, and was appointed as a member of the Student Leadership Board. He was also a member of Alpha Zeta, an agricultural honor fraternity. Patrick completed internships with Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects and Jacobs/Ryan Associates in Chicago, IL; the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, NC; and with the East Tennessee State University campus horticulturalist.

Patrick is Owner/ President of Ross/Fowler, P.C., in Knoxville.   He and his wife Jessica reside in Knoxville with their daughter, Ava Mae. He is a  member of the Young Professionals of Knoxville.

    The Niswonger Foundation was established in 2001 to make a positive and sustainable difference in education in Northeast Tennessee. This dream was envisioned by Scott M. Niswonger, who founded Landair Transport, Inc. and Forward Air Corporation. These companies were the first two Greeneville-based companies to be taken public in the history of Greene County, Tennessee. Jointly, the companies have combined annual revenue of over one-billion-dollars and employ more than 5000 people.


    223 North Main Street
    P.O. Box 1508
    Greeneville, TN 37744


    (423) 820-8181


    (423) 588-5933