Brian has over 25 years of experience in both public and private global companies serving in senior finance and operational roles for organizations in the software, manufacturing, services and consumer products industries. As both a CFO and General Manager, he has posted impressive accomplishments in technology startups and turnarounds as well as in Fortune 500 companies. He has been involved in leading more than 20 M&A transactions, both buying and selling companies and technology. Focusing on best practices in the transaction process, he has created efficient processes through due diligence and integration. He has extensive experience in driving sales, profit, market share and growth of stakeholder value. Building high-performance teams, leading change, Revenue Recognition and raising debt and equity capital in competitive business environments are also among his strengths as is reengineering processes to meet rapidly changing business needs and market conditions. Functionally, he has very broad experience in P&L management, SEC Reporting, regulatory compliance, controls, tax, treasury and strategic planning. He has managed or built sales, customer service, legal, human resources and IT organizations. He has launched global operations in Australia, Austria, China, Italy, Ireland, Japan and Mexico.
Brian earned his Bachelor of Business Administration at California State University – Fullerton. He is a licensed CPA in California (inactive).