Brian Simmons, CPA
Brian Simmons, CPA, is a co-founder and Managing Member of Lone Peak Capital Group, LLC (“Lone Peak”), a private investment firm. Mr. Simmons received a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Muhlenberg College. Mr. Simmons previously served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Riverside Advisors, LLC, an SEC registered investment advisor. Prior to joining Riverside Advisors, LLC and co-founding Lone Peak, Mr. Simmons was a Senior Manager in the investment management audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) in Atlanta. Mr. Simmons worked with PwC for over 10 years, including 2 years working in the investment management practice in London, England. While at PwC, he performed financial statement, internal control and performance measurement audits of various investment companies, including hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity funds and investment advisors, and was given the firm’s highest award, the Chairman’s Award, in 1995 for his work assisting a multi-billion dollar investment firm. He has also made presentations to the Federal Reserve and the Federal Financial Institutions Examiners Council on the hedge fund industry and internal controls related to investment funds.