Brent has more than 25 years of experience as an investor. Prior to joining Ethos, Brent was Co-Head of the Buyout Funds at Abry Partners, a Boston based private equity firm and served on the investment committee for its Flagship Fund. Over his career, he has been a lead investor in numerous companies with combined enterprise values of over $20 billion. Brent has been an investor and served as a board member on more than 20 different companies, both public and private. His experience spans a variety of industries with a particular focus on the insurance and financial services and media and entertainment sectors. Prior to his time at Abry, Brent worked for several investment banks, including Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette, Credit Suisse, and JP Morgan Chase.
Brent is a graduate of Cornell University and currently serves on the Cornell University Council. Brent is a frequent speaker at Harvard Business School where he discusses trends in the insurance industry, including discussing a case in which he was featured, “ABRY Partners and NSM Insurance Group.”