David S. Briones
David S. Briones is the founder and managing member of the firm with over fifteen years of public accounting and executive level experience. He consults with various public companies in financial reporting, internal control development and evaluation, budgeting and forecasting. David 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. David’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.
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.
FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY, Fairfield, Connecticut
Bachelor of Science, May 1998
Academics: Accounting Major
Honors: East Coast Athletic Conference All Academic Team, Metro Athletic Conference
All Academic Team; 3-Time Varsity Tennis Captain
Habitat for Humanity, Junior Achievement, New York Cares