Brian Golson is a Managing Partner and Co-CEO of Parthenon Capital and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He is located in Austin, TX.
Brian serves on the Board of Directors of Payscape, BillingTree, loanDepot, Coastal Credit, Seaside National Bank & Trust, eSecLending, Periscope Holdings, BlueSnap, ICD, Allworth Financial and Mid Atlantic Capital Group. He led Parthenon’s investments in Arrow Financial, Rackable Systems and AmWINS Group and served on the boards of H.D. Vest, Cayan, Relation, Millennium Trust, Wildlands, and Performant.
Brian is actively engaged in development and scholarship efforts for the University of North Carolina where he is Vice Chair of the Honors Carolina board. He enjoys spending time with his three daughters.
Prior to joining Parthenon in 2002, he was the CFO and Vice President of Operations for Everdream, a software company sold to Dell providing outsourced IT infrastructure management. Prior to Everdream, Brian spent several years at Prometheus Partners, a middle-market private equity fund focused on recurring revenue service businesses and started his career at GE Capital focused on acquisitions and divestitures of financial services and insurance businesses.
Brian earned a B.A. in Economics with Honors from the University of North Carolina, and his M.B.A. with Highest Distinction as a Baker Scholar from the Harvard Business School.