Brian Israel

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Location: Baltimore, MD
Credentials: CPA, MBA
Practice areas: Corporate finance and strategy, exit planning and M&A

Brian Israel
Practice Development Leader

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

Brian Israel’s experience in corporate banking, operations management, credit, investment banking and accounting positions him well for working with entrepreneurs. What’s more, Israel has established a large network of connections throughout his professional career, which he puts to use for his clients. When the recession started in 2008, Israel knew many CFOs and controllers who were losing their jobs. To help them during this difficult time, he worked with his network of CEOs to link hundreds of CFOs and controllers with growing firms. During his time at Loyola University, Israel was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society while simultaneously serving as a member of his Air Force class. He says his parents’ strong work ethic inspired the drive and motivation that got him where he is today.

QUICK TIP: “You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar

Suzanne Magee headshot“If you need an answer, Brian has it. If you need a resource, Brian will find it. If you need partners, services, financing, patent help, asset valuation — Brian will be there with quick solutions and the best contacts. I highly recommend Brian for his tireless work ethic, positive attitude and understanding of the opportunity and challenge of starting and running an innovative small business with disruptive technology.” – Suzanne Magee, CEO, Bandura, LLC