As Director of Legal and Compliance, Brian advises and guides NepFin’s business units across a variety of legal, compliance and regulatory issues. Prior to joining NepFin, Brian served as Assistant General Counsel to Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, a full-service commercial bank providing financial services to entrepreneurs and the venture capital community. In his role at Square 1 Bank, Brian was the managing attorney for all of Square 1's West Coast and New England lending operations, and began his legal career as a corporate attorney at a Southeastern-based law firm. Brian holds a J.D. and B.S. in Business Administration from University of North Carolina.