Halbert Brown

Profession:  Executive Director, Heartland National Tuberculosis Center, Program Manager, COVID-19 Business Resilience Center/Minority Business Development Agency, Business Owner, SME, Home Health Administrator Course, UOPX Associate Professor, Adjunct Professor, Webster University          

Industry:  Public Health, Health Care, Banking, Real Estate, Cash Investments, & Education/Training

Halbert Brown, Jr., a retired United States Navy Veteran, is the Executive Director at Heartland National Tuberculosis (TB) Center, where he supervises a nursing staff, training department, and administrative corps. As a unit, the staff provides national TB medical consultation, expert TB education, and product development of tools used to combat TB disease and infection.

Previously, Mr. Brown Co-founded and was the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer for Universal Nursing Services, LLC. For 15 years, he managed a home health care company employing 58 healthcare professionals in Bexar and surrounding counties. Universal Nursing Services provided services in nursing, therapy and social services in their clients’ homes. Their target market for reimbursements is Medicare, Medicaid Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), private insurances companies and private duty nursing clients throughout the area. 

Hal was sought out to be the Instructor for the U. S. Small Business Business Initiative, Emerging Leaders, where he facilitates a six-month StreetWise Steps MBA program for 16 business owners seeking to take their businesses to the next level in the next three-years. He facilitated participant learning by assisting with strategic growth goal-setting, conducting financial analyses, Identifying target customer base and access to human and financial capital for the Participants.

Mr. Brown earned Bachelors degrees in Liberal Arts and Professional Aeronautics from the University of New York (Regents) and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Universities (ERAU) respectively. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration (Aviation) from ERAU. He also earned a MBA Certificate in Leadership and Management in the Health Care/Health Services in the MBA Program at Park University. 

Hal is productive member of his community. A charter member, Past President and Secretary of the Rising Toastmasters Club, he improved communication and leadership skills in the program, which was started at University of Phoenix in San Antonio. Formerly the Chairman of the Board for People’s Choice Federal Credit Union, and President and Business Mentor for San Antonio SCORE Chapter 164, he understands the value of business and financial education. These positions allowed him to exercise his passion for helping other business professionals, for which he was recognized as the Minority Enterprise Development (MED-Week) Minority Advocate of the Year.

Mr. Brown enjoys family time, and he and his wife, Shannon enjoy working hard, travelling in the U.S. and abroad, and playing golf. The also enjoy spending time with their two children and three grandchildren.

Halbert Brown

College Of Business

Department of Management and Marketing

Adjunct Faculty

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Course Teachings

BCOM 3304 907 Bus Communication Spring 2024 Syllabus
BCOM 3304 906 Bus Communication Spring 2024 Syllabus
BUAD 4301 603 Ethical Decisions Spring 2024 Syllabus
BCOM 3304 608 Bus Communication Spring 2024 Syllabus