Christopher Brown is a real estate development industry veteran with more than 23 years experience. He is a Principal at NEXT New Homes Group - a new home sales and marketing firm based in California, and NEXT Crafted, Inc a custom and production home building company both based in Sacramento California.
Starting in Santa Barbara, selling condos on the beach, he moved back to his hometown of Sacramento in 1999 selling new homes throughout the region. He quickly moved into management, holding senior sales and marketing positions with both private and public home builders. His leadership role in these companies focused on training and process improvement as well as sales & marketing creation and execution and product development for developments ranging from urban infill to large master plan communities.
Christopher is a well-known speaker on a variety of topics related to home building including technology, sales, marketing and business practices. He has been a featured speaker at IBS & PCBC. He speaks locally on a variety of industry topics. He teaches the Master in Residential Marketing courses for the National Association of Home Builders.
As an entrepreneur Christopher is also involved in other businesses as either a principal or partner. He is a principal at evoCore Development, LLC and is a partner in Premier Graph-x, Inc., a custom apparel company, which he co-owns with his wife Julie.
In addition to his work at evoCore and NEXT, Christopher is actively involved in the community. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Sales and Marketing Council and Associate Council of the North State Building Industry Association where he is a Past Chair of several councils. Mr. Brown is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara, where he earned a BA in business economics.