Brett is an experienced executive, venture capital and private equity investor and advisor. He has partnered with and developed key relationships with numerous premier private equity firms, investment banks, and venture capital funds. As a transactional entrepreneur and a relationship focused advisor, he has been involved in founding, funding, and operational roles at both startups and established companies. Brett has significant experience working with private and public companies, where he brings extensive knowledge and leadership skills to in every facet of the organization. Brett has 20 years of investment banking performance and has been involved in close to a billion dollars of transactions involving a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, turnarounds, licensing, branding and investor relations for many prestigious corporations, and private equity firms. During his career he has been involved in and has focused his professional journey on driving profitability and shareholder returns. Brett has also served on or been an advisor to numerous boards of directors of companies, private equity firms, and advisory organizations. Brett has been involved in providing business strategy and is greatly experienced with developing and implementing business growth strategies. In this role, he leverages his passion for preparation, motivation and developing companies and people to realize their potential as they evolve from an idea to a startup, to a relevant and successful business enterprise.