Brian, who joined Gravitas Ventures in August 2020, is a finance and operations executive with more than thirty years of experience transforming and leading growing organizations in diverse industries. Brian spent 18 years with The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame where he served as its Executive Vice President and CFO and served as the Chief Financial and Operating Officer at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. He started his career in public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand and gained experience with publicly traded companies in the manufacturing, retail, coal mining, and staffing industries. His experience includes financial strategy, operational and administrative management, strategic planning, licensing and merchandising, and risk management. He is a CPA with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from The University of Akron.