Brian joins De Bellas & Co. as Managing Director after De Bellas & Co. advised on the staffing company he co-founded, TeamPeople, LLC. in September 2017. Brian was actively involved throughout the entire sales process, from selecting an M&A advisor, facilitating the drafting of TeamPeople’s marketing materials, leading management meetings with prospective buyers, fulfilling due diligence requests, and editing definitive agreements. He is a founder of several entrepreneurial companies in staffing and television production. Brian has served in multiple roles within TeamPeople, including Board Chair, CEO, President, and CFO. He has participated in all aspects of business from start-up, to driving growth and operational change to designing and implementing an exit strategy. Prior to these entrepreneurial endeavors, Brian was a Principal with the international accounting firm Ernst & Young. He has served as the President of the Capital Area Staffing Association, Chairman of the Professional Section Policy Council for the American Staffing Association and is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.