Brian has been successfully leveraging customer insight to strengthen a variety of building products and industrial products businesses’ top and bottom lines for over 25 years. He is a seasoned operating manager with extensive experience in sales and marketing management, business development, and operations management for start-ups, middle market and large global public and private companies.
Brian spent 10 years at Raychem Corporation, a billion dollar international material science company, in progressive operations, marketing, sales and international business development management positions where he successfully commercialized many new products that became the industry standard. He was a founder of Lokring Corporation, an innovative tube and pipe fitting Start-up Company that was acquired by Westinghouse Corporation after seven years. Brian has held positions as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Director of Business Development, Chief Operating Officer and President of local operating companies, responsible for driving growth by building customer focused teams, implementing rapid transitions, aligning operations with customers’ needs, eliminating unnecessary costs and positively impacting brand equity, revenue growth, market positions, and profitability. Most recently, Brian was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Silpro Corporation, a 55 year old building products company, where his customer focus resulted in 30% increase in sales and 35% increase in earnings in two years.
Brian received a BS in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Ohio University. He is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, Smaller Business Association of New England and on the Sudbury Little League Board of Directors.