David S. Briones

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David S. Briones , Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Briones is the founder and managing member of the Brio Financial Group (“Brio”), full-service financial consulting firm that brings experienced finance and accounting expertise to both public and private companies. Since 2010, Brio has served over 75 companies as well as numerous banks, hedge funds, venture capital funds and private equity firms. Mr. Briones has provided several public companies in financial reporting, internal control development and evaluation, budgeting and forecasting services. He has developed a specialty representing private companies as the outsourced CFO/Financial reporting specialist as a private company navigates toward becoming a public company through a self-filing, a reverse merger or through a traditional initial public offering. Mr. Briones’s client list crosses various industries: Technology/Internet, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Food and Beverage, Bio-technology, Software, Medical Device, Entertainment, Hedge Funds and Insurance. Prior to founding Brio, Mr. Briones had managed the Public Company and Hedge Fund practices at Bartolomei Pucciarelli, LLC (“BP”). Within that capacity, he performed audit services, outsourced CFO functions, and/or consulted with clients through difficult SEC comment periods particularly through application of complex accounting principles for a vast public company client base. Also, prior to joining BP, Mr. Briones was an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York, New York. He specialized in the financial services group, and most notably worked the MONY Group, Prudential Financial, and MetLife initial public offerings. He was promoted to Sr Associate after only 8 months of service at PwC and acted in managerial roles within his first two years at PwC. He holds Bachelor of Science in accounting from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.