Brian Lafer
/    Partner and Chief Client Officer, Truebridge

Brian is a partner, chief client officer and founding member of the TrueBridge practice, which structures customized interim and fractional assignments for elite, executive talent seeking rewarding, high-impact work. Based in Chicago, Brian serves companies across a variety of senior roles and leads TrueBridge’s client-facing function, go-to-market strategy and revenue growth.

Prior to joining TrueBridge, Brian spent 11 years leading the largest commercial and revenue-producing teams at Business Talent Group (BTG). During his tenure, Brian launched the firm’s most sizable office in Chicago and was instrumental in growing BTG from an early-stage company through its 2021 acquisition. He is deftly skilled in working with PE and VC backed portfolio companies along with public companies and thrives at the helm of high-production teams.

Brian has a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. He was a four-year, walk-on and scholarship recipient as well as a two-time Big 10 Champion player on the Wolverines football team.