Brian Townes is a Partner in DMC’s New York office. Brian’s career has been divided between both hedge fund allocation and executive search.

Prior to joining DMC, Brian was a Vice President with Topwater Capital, a Division of Leucadia Asset Management. At Topwater, Brian led the firm’s efforts in sourcing, researching and conducting due diligence of external hedge fund managers on a global basis. His work spanned a multitude of investment strategies and all asset classes. Before this, Brian spent over six years in executive search. He started his career at Korn/Ferry and later worked for a boutique specialist search firm, where he covered the alternative investment space.

Brian holds a B.S. from Penn State University. He is also a CAIA Charterholder.