Brian is a business builder, serial entrepreneur, restructuring expert, and process efficiency guru. He has a passion for leading, building, and fixing businesses that stretches back twenty years to when he launched his first business in his dorm room at Harvard.
Over the course of his career, Brian has built and restructured several businesses. In particular, he has had extensive experience bringing technology and process efficiency to inefficient or old world businesses, especially in the financial services and real estate sectors.
Prior to co-founding Ridge Road Partners, Brian was a Partner and Chief Operator of Arch Bay, a company formed following the financial crisis to buy and manage foreclosed single homes. Arch Bay purchased real estate worth over $1.5 billion across 50 states, and Brian built the team and operational capability to acquire and manage more than 15,000 homes.
Prior to Arch Bay, Brian helped build MRU Holdings, a private student loan business in the US that grew to be the 4th largest in the country. He has also previously built and managed several mortgage origination and servicing businesses as well as a technology company.
Born and raised in Chicago, Brian has lived in California, Germany, and Virginia. He, his wife, and their young children currently live in Dublin, Ireland, where Brian is Vice Chairman of Future Finance Loan Corporation, a Ridge Road portfolio company.
Brian received an AB from Harvard College and an MBA from UCLA.