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Brian Zwerner

  • Partners and Founder
  • Vertical Capital Solutions

    About

    A veteran financial professional, Brian Zwerner brings nearly two decades of experience to his current position as a senior vice president of FIG Partners, LLC. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the firm works with community and regional banks across the United States, offering investment banking advice and trading services. In his leadership role with the company, Brian Zwerner helps clients’ develop investment portfolios of fixed income securities. Brian Zwerner earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania before embarking on his long financial career. Prior to his current role with FIG Partners, he held a number of key positions with leading financial institutions, including serving as a founder and partner of Vertical Capital Solutions, a managing director at Wachovia Bank, and a managing director with Bank of America. Outside of his professional life, Mr. Zwerner commits himself to giving back to the community. A dedicated philanthropist, in 2005 he established the Zwerner Endowed Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania. The award helps fund students attending the university’s Wharton School of Business.

    Professional experience

    Partners and Founder

    Vertical Capital Solutions

    January 2008 - Present

    Managing Director

    Wachovia Bank

    April 2005 - December 2007(3 years)

    Associate

    First Union Capital Markets

    June 1995 - April 1997(2 years)

    Education

    B.S. Economics

    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

    August 1991 - May 1995(4 years)