Brian is a Managing Director at Lazear Capital and oversees the Pittsburgh office of the firm. Brian has 20 years of commercial banking and capital markets expertise. His experience includes serving as director of all commercial banking for a $9B+ community bank, which covered five metropolitan markets in the Midwest. Throughout his career, executing complex mergers and acquisitions and creating successful ownership outcomes has become the backbone of his professional reputation.
His banking background has allowed Brian the opportunity to work hand in hand with hundreds of middle market businesses across a wide array of industries. This broad experience set affords him unique perspective on marketplace dynamics and positions him perfectly to serve as trusted advisor during ownership transition events.
Brian received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Marietta College. He completed his MBA, with honors, from the University of Pittsburgh.
He is a native of Pittsburgh and currently resides in Canonsburg, PA with his wife and two children.