Brian has been a public finance banker for more than 30 years, serving clients as a financial advisor, underwriter or placement agent on tax-exempt or taxable debt using fixed rate, variable rate current interest and capital appreciation bonds with or without credit enhancement. He has extensive experience working with local units of government, state authorities, non-profits and private developers to meet their short-term working capital needs or long-term facility or structured financings. Brian currently serves the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration, the Michigan Finance Authority, Michigan Senate and various local units of government providing long-term creative solutions. In 2011, Brian worked with the financially distressed City of Ecorse, Michigan, to structure their Financial Recovery Bonds, Series 2011 (Dedicated Tax) which received The Bond Buyer's Small Issuer Deal of the Year Award. Brian received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Michigan State University.