Following a 30 year career in providing debt and equity financing to hundreds of businesses in Southern Ontario with Roynat Capital, Canada’s leading private merchant bank, Brian co-founded NorthSpring Capital Partners.  NorthSpring Capital Partners provides pre-seed to Series A capital to startups in the Toronto-Waterloo tech corridor.   The firm has made over 25 investments with a particular focus in the health tech sector. 

Brian was awarded GTAN’s Angel of the Year award for 2017. In 2014 he was named a Paul Harris Fellow for 20 years of service to the Kitchener-Conestoga Rotary Club including acting as President and as Chairman of the club’s major fundraisers.  Brian earned his MBA from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.