Brian Steffens is a Managing Director, driving various Investment Banking engagements with special emphasis on leading our Acquisition Strategy Management practice. Prior to Pursant, Brian was Founder/CEO of Warren Enterprises, a boutique strategic transaction advisory firm founded with the mission of planning and executing strategies that maximized the enterprise value of middle market businesses. He has also held key executive roles in Finance & Accounting, Business Development, Supply Chain & Operations with Storm Industries, which is diversified Family Office based in Southern California. He began his career in public accounting; working in the Los Angeles offices of Deloitte & Touché, LLP for their Audit & Enterprise Risk Services practice and the Chicago offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in their Tax Products Development Group. He is a Certified Mergers & Acquisition Advisor (CMAA) from the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA). He serves on the AM&AA’s Education & Content Committees and is an adjunct professor for their certification program teaching Buy-Side M&A: Strategy, Diligence & Integration. Brian also serves on the Midwest Manufacturing Committee for the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) and is a Board Member for A Giving Heart Foundation.