Brian is a seasoned investment professional with over 15 years of diverse experience that spans tradeable credit, structured finance, and portfolio risk management. Prior to joining Encina, Brian held various roles at Australian investment bank Macquarie Group, most recently working on the broadly syndicated leveraged loan desk as a salesperson and trading assistant. Prior to that he worked as a relationship manager on structured commodity finance desk helping to originate, structure, and execute senior secured, asset-based, working capital lending solutions. Brian began his career working at Cantor Fitzgerald and Merrill Lynch. He graduated from Villanova University and is expected to earn an MBA from the University of South Carolina in 2026. He holds his Series 7 and Series 63 licenses.