Managing Director – Herbst Group (HG), a unit of Wellington Shields & Co. LLC
Year joined Shields & Co.: 2005
Brian is the Co-founder of the Herbst Group and Head of Equity Portfolio Management. HG manages assets for high net worth individuals and families as well as foundations and endowments.
Previous Experience/Career Highlights:
Brian started his career with Bloomberg LP while still in college. He went on to hold multiple positions at Bloomberg before being selected as Deputy Chief of Staff to New York City for Mayor Bloomberg where he oversaw day-to-day operations of City Hall including the fiscal, human resources, facilities and technology divisions. Brian went on to be the COO for the NYC Committee of Republican National Convention in 2002. After the convention, Brian was a Senior Vice President at Thomson Financial. He joined Shields & Company in 2005 and co-founded the Herbst Group.
Education and Certification:
- George Washington University, BA – Political Science
Other Interests and/or affiliations:
Brian is on the Board of Directors for the Starks Foundation. He is on the Advisory Board for the Hassenfeld Center (NYU Medical Center) and is a member of the Lay Board, MIPC (NYU Medical Center).