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Brian Utley

President & CEO

Brian Utley leads Periscope Holdings, Inc., laying the foundation on which the company has built its leading purpose to eradicate waste and maximize value. Brian takes a customer-oriented approach in leading Periscope, ensuring that all business functions align with Periscope’s purpose. This dedication helps the company to succeed in saving money and enhancing transparency for the public sector entities and institutions of higher education it serves.

Brian is a public procurement thought leader, known for actively driving innovation and striving to deliver on the promise of purpose-based procurement. In earlier years, he was employed at a government agency, which is where he acquired the initiative to raise efficiency and streamline processes for the public sector.

Brian offers more than 15 years of experience in public affairs, public relations, strategic consulting, marketing, and political consulting. He also provides extensive expertise in public procurement and is an NIGP Government Certified Contractor (GCC).

Prior to joining Periscope, Brian served as Special Assistant to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. In addition to leading numerous real estate investments, Brian previously worked as a director at Temerlin McClain Advertising, helping companies and political organizations fulfill their communications objectives.

Brian is extremely involved in community service as a board member for the Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation and the Busby Foundation (fighting Lou Gehrig's disease). He is also an active member of the Young President's Organization and formerly served as the membership chairman. Brian earned his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Texas - Dallas.