Brian brings practical experience and keen understanding for what it takes to turn a business model and a corporate strategy into a high-performance operation.
Brian Armstrong has over 20 years of experience both as the CFO of a sizable yet entrepreneurial company, and as a seasoned advisor to dozens of companies in financial services, high-tech, manufacturing, retail, and communications. Brian has deep experience leading companies through the full lifecycle of strategy execution and fulfillment.
Prior to joining Point B Capital, Brian was the CFO at RB Capital, Inc., the parent company of Rock Bottom Restaurants, Old Chicago Restaurants, and Boulder Beer, where he helped the company complete a $270 million M&A transaction. Before that, he was a Principal at the Lante Corporation working with enterprise clients and early stage companies that were building world-class web and ecommerce technologies. In all, Brian spent 15 years in professional services for the financial and high-tech industries leading enterprise-wide initiatives in strategy, performance management, product/service development, eMarketplace development, M&A, and business process renewal. During this time, he assisted in post-command economy privatization and M&A in Central Europe and Russia with the Emerging Markets Group of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
Brian received his BBA in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business and his MBA in Finance & Business Economics from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Brian is currently on the board of Dizzion, Post.Bid.Ship and RoundPegg and serves as a board observer for Earshot. He is also actively involved with the Institute for International Business at Indiana University. He enjoys skiing, biking, swimming, travel and spending time with his family.