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Brian Meek


Brian is a Principal and Client Partner with Holden Richardson and is new to the firm in 2020.

Brian brings to Holden Richardson over 30 years of domestic and international financial services experience in commercial banking. He started his career with ABN AMRO as a Vice President in Commercial Lending and International Cash Management.  While at ABN, he was selected for a two-year ex-pat assignment in Amsterdam where he worked on a team planning, designing, and implementing a global cash management strategy, including sales organization design and product development/management.

Upon returning from his ex-pat assignment, Brian was recruited to a venture-backed international payments startup, Sonnet Financial, as Regional Sales Manager, where he served Fortune 500 companies throughout the Midwest.

Later career experience included Treasury Management roles with BMO [Bank of Montreal] and Bank of America supporting futures and securities clients, including the major futures exchanges.  Before joining Holden Richardson, Brian served as Senior Vice President of Burling Bank, a Chicago-based regional specialty bank catering to the major exchanges based in Chicago, as well as specialty niches that included cannabis upstarts and virtual currencies.

Brian earned his BA from Colorado College.  He and his wife Lori have three adult children and live in the Northern suburbs of Chicago.