Brian is the Managing Director/CEO of American Fortune LLC, a business sales and acquisitions advisory firm based in Louisville, Kentucky. Brian sets the strategy, manages the operations, and demands the highest standards of ethics and business practices of the firm. Brian has advised business owners in every industry on all aspects of mergers & acquisitions. He has a rich background in manufacturing having held key business and operations positions with four Fortune 500 companies that were tier 1 suppliers to GM, Ford and Chrysler. He is an experienced negotiator and mediator and has superior skills in mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, exit planning strategies, and business valuations. He has attained the title “CBI” (Certified Business Intermediary) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management and an MBA.