Brian is a Principal at Tengram Capital Partners. Prior to joining Tengram, he was a Partner at Atlantic Street Capital, an operationally driven, hands-on private equity firm that partners with entrepreneurs in the lower middle markets. Prior to joining Atlantic Street Capital, he worked at GB Merchant Partners, Gordon Brother's private equity affiliate, where he invested equity in the retail and consumer sector. Prior to Gordon Brothers, Mr. Cooper worked at Financo, a boutique investment bank focused on serving the consumer sector. He received a Bachelor of Science in Economics in 2003 from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently sits on the board of directors of Luciano Barbera and Zanella.