Brian has served in various C-Level capacities and driven top line revenue growth, EBITDA, and liquidity improvements for firms in the energy, building products, and consumer goods industries.
As Founder and CEO, Brian commercialized a leading brand of home game-room products through development of a national network of specialty retailers as well as Costco/Costco.com. Prior to his entrepreneurial endeavor, Mr. Hobbs was President of Caldera Spas & Baths, an international manufacturer of hot tubs/spas and bathtubs, where he led the turnaround, expansion, and eventual sale of the company to MASCO.
Early in Brian’s career he was a key member of the Verizon Communications strategic planning and M&A team where he sourced and negotiated significant merger and acquisition transactions. He began his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen & Co. in Philadelphia and earned his undergraduate degree from Drexel University, where he was a recipient of The Royal H. Gibson Scholarship Award. Brian received his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Brian enjoys spending time with his family in Fallbrook, CA. He is an avid motorsports fan and occasionally gets out on his vintage YZ 250 at the local motocross track.