Brian Wood is a Managing Director in the Consumer Investment Banking Group of Imperial Capital, based in the Los Angeles office. Brian has over 15 years of providing a broad range of corporate finance advisory services including mergers and acquisitions, private and public capital raising, debt private placements, high yield and strategic advisory. Prior to joining Imperial Capital, Brian was a Managing Director at The Mercanti Group, a M&A and capital markets advisory firm exclusively focused on the Branded Consumer sector. Before Mercanti, he worked for Seidler Capital where he focused on Branded Consumer companies with a particular specialization in the Health, Wellness & Fitness category. Brian received a BA in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Georgetown University. Brian is a member of the Board of Directors of Vitamin Angels, a non-profit organization providing life-saving and life-changing nutritional supplements to at-risk populations around the world.