Owsley Brown Frazier has dedicated his life and fortune to improve his hometown for future generations.
Frazier is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and former business executive. He is the founder of the Frazier History Museum in Louisville, Kentucky.
Frazier, a fourth generation descendant of Brown-Forman Corporation founder George Garvin Brown, was vice-chairman and the public face of Brown-Forman from 1983 until his retirement in 2000. He first worked for the company as a trainee in 1955. After graduating from the University of Louisville he became the company’s lawyer in 1960, then joined the board of directors and became director of personnel in 1964.
Frazier is also the owner and chairman of the interior and commercial design firm Bittners, LLC.
In addition to his responsibilities as vice chairman of Brown-Forman, Bittners owner, and history museum founder, Frazier has amassed an impressive public service record. He raised more than $500 million over a 40-year period for the community and educational institutions in Kentucky.