In 2021, Brian resigned from the Board of ACE to chair the newly created C4-affiliate, Climate Emergency Advocates. Brian has had a 42-year investment career working at Bear Stearns, DLJ, Scudder Stevens and Clark, TCW, and from 2009 Chautauqua Capital, a global equity firm he founded. Prior to joining ACE, Brian served on several non-profit boards. His longest affiliation was 18 years with the Trust for Public Land. He splits his time between Colorado and California and has recently launched an agrovoltaic start-up.