director, Finance & Accounting direct hire
As Director of Finance & Accounting Direct Hire, Brian partners with Audit and Finance leaders to solve organizational design problems and fulfill staffing needs. As a former Internal Audit Director at a Global Fortune 500 technology leader, he draws on his extensive experience building and leading functions across the globe.
Brian has with 15+ years of professional and leadership experience within Internal Audit and Finance Controls. Most recently, Brian led teams at Lenovo, the number one worldwide manufacturer of personal computers at $60 billion in revenue, where he headed the Corporate Controls and Compliance team after a long career leading Internal Audit. He built organizations from the ground up and staffed full teams across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and China. Brian brings large global marketplace experience to Versique’s clients but is born and raised in the Midwest and loves working with companies of all sizes.
He holds an active CPA, a BS in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, and holds a COSO Internal Controls certificate.
Brian is an accomplished entrepreneur, organization builder, and leads with midwestern humility. He enjoys making new connections and loves a good chat about anything from sports cards to process controls.
In addition to Brian’s role at Versique, he is a husband, a world traveler, an entrepreneur, an avid sports fan, and is always looking for new hobbies.
Get to know Brian
what do you like to do for fun?
Get out onto the lakes with my two small dogs, and travel to new places!
what’s your favorite food?
what’s your favorite quote?
“The strongest steel is hardened in the hottest flame.”
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Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm that specializes in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. Our team of experienced professionals and seasoned leaders across various areas of expertise and industries have been in your shoes. We quickly assess your whole people picture and identify key elements that will take your business to the next level.
At Versique, we believe people are more than a resume. People invent, propel, unearth, and build. They transform teams, markets, industries, and bottom lines. People do more than just fill an open position. They open greater potential. We’re here to help fill your human potential and build your human capacity. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique”, hinting at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation.
In 2019, 2020, and 2021 Versique was recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace, was nominated as a Best of Business Finalist by Twin Cities Business, and made the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal’s list of Twin Cities Largest Executive Search Firms.
We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Let’s find your people together. And make the best possible.