Brian joins us with over 30 years of financial management experience. Most recently, he served in CFO roles at Nashville-based private companies, including a fast-growing family entertainment company, The Escape Game, and a food manufacturer and distributor with an iconic Nashville brand, Mrs. Grissom’s Salads. Before joining Mrs. Grissom’s, he was a partner in the nation’s largest CFO consulting services provider, B2B CFO, where he built a practice serving privately-owned companies in a broad cross-section of industries. His earlier experience includes executive-level strategy and finance roles with large, well-known restaurant and retail brands such as Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Lowe’s Home Improvements, and Hardee’s. Brian holds an MBA from Wake Forest University and a BS in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.
Brian has been married for 34 years to his wife, Amy. They have four children ranging in age from 28 to 17. They are members of Christ Presbyterian Church, where Brian is involved in the worship ministry as a member of the CPC choir. Brian, Amy, and their daughter Aubrey live in Brentwood.