Brian has been in the deregulated electricity market since it began in the late 1990s. Prior to launching 5, Brian served as President of First Choice Power (FCP) where he had responsibility for all company operations and led the business to record growth and profit. His background includes corporate strategy, business development, marketing, M&A, portfolio management and development of retail energy business units in deregulated markets throughout North America.
Prior to FCP, he served as co-founder and President of Juice Energy, a retail electric provider in multiple states, including Texas. He previously served as a Senior Vice President at Constellation NewEnergy where his responsibilities encompassed half of the company revenue (approx. $2B) and he helped profitably grow its retail businesses throughout North America from 4,000 to 16,000 peak megawatts while serving a majority of the Fortune 100. Brian is on the board of the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County and is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). He encourages sustainable practices at 5 and he’s the only 5 partner who can claim pizza making and fishing boat mate on his resume.
M.S. Environmental Science, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; B.A. Economics, Lehigh University