Brian Little is a managing director in the Consumer M&A advisory practice for Duff & Phelps and is based in the Los Angeles office. Brian has over 17 years of experience advising middle-market clients on mergers and acquisitions and private placements. He has closed numerous transactions in the Apparel, Sporting Goods, Retail, and Restaurants sectors.Brian earned both his M.B.A. and B.S. from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder as well as a FINRA-registered General Securities Principal and possesses Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 licenses.