Kenny Brown

Office: Boone County Clerk
Status: Incumbent
Party Affiliation: Republican
Next Election: 2018
State: Kentucky

Kenny is currently serving as Boone County Clerk. In November 2010, he became the first Republican to ever be elected County Clerk in Boone County.

Brown, a lifelong resident of Boone County, grew up on a small tobacco farm in Union, KY. After graduating from Boone County High School, Brown went on to play football on two post season college bowl teams at the University of Kentucky. Brown learned early in life the value of teamwork and hard work while playing for legendary high school coach Owen Hauck and College Football Hall of Fame Inductee Jerry Claiborne. From 1993 to 1997, he was a part-time caddie on the PGA Tour and Nation Wide Tour for fellow Wildcat and four time PGA Tour winner Steve Flesch.

Politically, Kenny Brown is known as a "constitutional conservative" and Republican activist. Brown was elected Boone County Republican Party Chairman from 2004 – 2005. In 2008 Brown co-founded and chaired Citizens for Lower Taxes, a non-profit, all volunteer, political action committee that fought to stop the $48 million "Park Tax" initiative that was overwhelmingly defeated at the ballot box in November 2008. As County Clerk, Kenny Brown has been a leader of public awareness campaigns to stop Kentucky Legislators' proposed tax and fee hikes directly related to County Clerks' Offices state-wide.

Before taking office in January 2011, Brown was a Regional Sales Manager for North American Bioproducts Corporation (NABC) covering northeastern United States and Canada. Prior to joining NABC, Brown worked as an Account Executive for Cincinnati Bell Telephone. Brown also previously served as Deputy Jailer under former Boone County Jailer and current State Senator John Schickel.