Brian HamiltonCA, CFA
Brian founded Corplan Advisors in May, 2006. To date, Corplan has assisted owners and CEOs with divestitures, acquisitions, management buyouts (MBO), employee share ownership plans (ESOP) and strategic advice in a variety of industries.
Prior to Corplan, Brian served nine years with a technology-and-software-focused product engineering and distribution company, CSI Wireless Inc, including the last four years as Executive VP & CFO. During this term, Brian assisted the founder with strategic direction and implementation as CSI grew to a market cap of over $100M, with its products sold in more than fifty countries. Brian led CSI through the IPO on the TSX, three acquisitions in Calgary, Phoenix & Silicon Valley, and numerous equity and bank financings. Brian also assisted the founder with the strategic decision and the eventual $26 million acquisition of a Kansas-based components distributor in the precision agriculture market.
Brian also has seven years of additional experience in the private equity markets, finding, negotiating and managing investments in the following industries: manufacturing & processing, oil & gas, restaurants & food service, real estate, telecom and media.