Brian P. Golson
Brian P. Golson

Brian P. Golson

Managing Partner, Co-CEO

Brian Golson is a Managing Partner and Co-CEO of Parthenon Capital and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Brian serves on the Board of Directors of Performant Financial Corporation,¬†loanDepot, Coastal Credit, Seaside National Bank & Trust, H.D. Vest, eSecLending, Relation, Periscope Holdings, BlueSnap and Cayan. ¬†He led Parthenon’s investments in Arrow Financial, Rackable Systems and AmWINS Group.

Brian is actively engaged in development and scholarship efforts for the University of North Carolina and 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.




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