Global Board Member Since: May 2008
Executive Board Member
Finance Committee Chair
Development Committee Member
Brian is President and Chief Executive Officer for the AST Group. As CEO, Brian leads an executive leadership team focused on the consistent delivery of excellent service to customers and the execution of strategic plans aimed at the continued growth of the AST Group across North America.
Brian is an accomplished executive with more than 25 years of experience generating significant revenue and earnings growth, particularly in the financial technology sector. Prior to joining AST, Brian was Chief Executive Officer of Wolters Kluwer Financial and Compliance Services, where he developed and implemented strategies that transformed the company into a leading global financial services information technology business. He has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Paragon Holdings/A.B. Dick Company and was President of Bell and Howell Imaging Companies.
Brian holds a three-year appointment as a Director on the U.S. Advisory Board of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He also serves on the global board of Operation Hope and is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee on Global Finance Policy.
Brian received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Albion College and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.