Brian is managing director and manager of Baird’s National Charter School Finance Group and has more than 30 years of experience in public finance. Prior to joining Baird, he managed the national Charter School Group at a leading investment banking firm. He has structured and completed over 140 charter school financings, providing over $4 billion in funding for charter school capital projects nationwide. This includes working directly with both individual charter schools and charter school system/CMOs across the country. Additionally, Brian has spoken at numerous national and state conferences, providing ongoing education regarding charter school financing strategies. He received his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Denver and his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.