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Brian Smith

Piper Sandler
Managing Director
Brian Smith is a managing director and member of the Piper Sandler consumer investment banking team, focused on providing M&A advisory services to companies in healthy, active and sustainable living industries, with a focus on fitness, health and wellness. While at Piper Sandler, Smith has led and worked on several high-profile transactions with leading fitness brands including Orangetheory Fitness, Anytime Fitness, [solidcore], Pure Barre, Cyclebar, Crunch Fitness, Fitness Connection and Planet Fitness, just to name a few. Prior to joining Piper Sandler, Smith was a partner and founding principal at Partnership Capital Growth, a boutique investment bank providing M&A and private placement services to health and wellness-oriented businesses. Prior to investment banking, Smith served as a director of corporate development and sales and marketing analysis at EAS, a leading sports nutrition and supplements company based in Golden, Colorado. Smith previously worked with North Castle Partners where he was primarily focused on new deal generation, due diligence and financial modeling. Prior to North Castle Parnters, Smith was a management consultant for Bain & Company in Boston and Los Angeles. Smith graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a bachelor's degree in economics.
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