Brian is an experienced and accomplished financial and insurance professional with nearly fifteen years of experience in agribusiness.
He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration as well as an undergraduate degree in Business Administration.
He is currently the founder of FarmCFO, a boutique financial consulting practice that works with high performance farmers. FarmCFO specializes in budgeting, forecasting, cash flow management and other areas of management accounting as well as debt restructuring and risk mitigation.
Prior to FarmCFO, Brian was the Executive VP, Risk Management Specialist for Just Solutions Agriculture (JSA). While at JSA, Brian tailored financial risk management solutions for farm managers and also educated partners on alternative structures such as captives and other reinsurance instruments to manage risk and utilize capital more effectively.
Prior to JSA, Brian was part of the team that launched the first ever crop insurance program for Australian farmers. Brian was involved in all facets of the business, from marketing and sales to underwriting and financial accounting.
Earlier in his career Brian was part of the team that launched the first ever-private non-government subsidized revenue insurance in Canada (Global Ag Risk Solutions).
Prior to Brian’s involvement in private crop insurance offerings, he was the Controller for one of the first vertically and horizontally integrated agribusinesses in Saskatchewan.