Brian Russell serves TP4 clients by planning and managing the process of buying or selling a business. An intermediary between buyer/seller and a liaison with the legal, financial, and other professionals, Brian helps a client focus on leading their business without being overwhelmed by the transaction process activities.
He has 25 years of experience managing the activities and professionals typically involved in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) -- strategy, valuation, market research, informational materials, communication with interested parties, diligence requirements, negotiation, and closing coordination with the advisory team.
Prior to advising clients in M&A transactions, Brian led corporate development teams that acquired and integrated companies into the larger enterprise of the acquirer. He has transaction experience in numerous industries, including software, enterprise IT, manufacturing, healthcare, banking, and professional services.
His MBA is from Xavier University where he studied quality improvement and entrepreneurship. His BSB is from Murray State University with a concentration in computer information systems. Brian is a certified consultant in the Birkman Method, certified in Leadership Coaching, and a Distinguished Toastmaster.