Brian attended the University of Notre Dame graduating with a degree in Government and International Studies in 1990. Brian then joined the Credit Department of Goldman Sachs & Co. working in the firm’s New York, London and Toronto offices. In 1997 Brian moved to Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. and over the next 11 years held a variety of positions in Corporate Bond Research, High Yield and Corporate Bond Trading, Syndication and Proprietary Trading. In 2009 Brian earned his Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation and started Big Rock Capital Management Inc. an investment management firm focused on the high yield segment of the fixed income market. In 2012 Brian joined Canso as a member of the investment team where he is a Portfolio Manager.