Brian Golson is a Managing Partner and Co-CEO of Parthenon Capital Partners and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.
Mr. Golson serves on the Board of Directors of Performant Financial Corporation, loanDepot, Coastal Credit, Seaside National Bank & Trust, H.D. Vest, eSecLending, Ascension, Periscope Holdings, BlueSnap and Cayan. He led Parthenon’s investments in Arrow Financial, Rackable Systems and AmWINS Group.
Mr. Golson is involved with the Marin Theatre Company and is actively engaged in development and scholarship efforts for the University of North Carolina.
Prior to joining PCP 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, Mr. Golson 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.
Mr. Golson 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.