Brian will assume the role of managing partner and CEO on Aug. 31, 2022. As a member of the firm’s leadership team, Brian has helped develop RSM’s vision and strategic focus and nearly tripled the consulting practice in the last five years by helping clients transform their businesses through innovative solutions that align strategy, people, processes and technology. His responsibilities include oversight of RSM’s practices of management consulting, business applications, data transformation services, managed technology services, risk consulting, financial consulting and transaction advisory services.
Brian is a certified public accountant with a specialty in technology, helping bridge the divide for clients between human ingenuity and digital solutions. With an industry specialty in financial institutions, he has deep experience advising banks and other financial institutions on using technology to automate and transform their business. He has led more than 500 engagements for the firm around technology and strategic digital transformation.
Prior to leading the consulting practice, Brian served in numerous national and regional leadership capacities at RSM, including head of the firm's technology and management consulting practices. Under Brian's leadership, RSM's practices have grown significantly in revenue and profit through industry, market and solution-set expansion. Among the many accolades Brian has received is inclusion in Consulting Magazine as one of the top 25 consultants for excellence in technology. He also earned RSM's highest honor—Partner of the Year—in recognition of his efforts to build the firm's consulting practice into one of RSM's most successful lines of business.
Brian appreciates the opportunity RSM provides to make a difference for clients, communities and colleagues. His work includes a passion to drive equitable action for training future diverse staff and leaders at RSM. Outside of RSM, he and his wife are developing a nonprofit foundation to support chronically ill young people as they transition from pediatric care to the adult system of medical care, a journey he has traveled with his daughter.
When he’s not leading the consulting practice at RSM, Brian can be found wake surfing on Lake Delhi in Iowa.