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Brian Mulligan- A Man of Diversity


Brian Mulligan has had his hands in nearly every major entertainment company for the last thirty years. He doesn’t just dabble either, when Brian Mulligan gets involved, he is hired on as the CEO, COO, CFO or Chairman of the Board. He has been mentioned in more magazines than even he can count. He has been honored as “One of the Ten Most Prominent Bankers of Hollywood” as well as “One of the 50 Most Powerful People in Hollywood” Simply stated, Brian Mulligan is Sir Hollywood.
Mr. Mulligan has worked exhaustively with private equity and was instrumental in almost two billion dollars worth of entertainment transactions. “Brian never lost us a penny, not one cent in my company or any other company that he has been involved with.” His expertise and strategic involvement stretches from films, TV, and music publishing all the way to Cable, broadcast journalism, video games and theme parks. “His knowledge is expansive, varied and always spot on. If you are lucky enough to get ten minutes of his time it will be the best spent ten minutes of your business career.”
Brian will tell you that he considers himself to be a “very fortunate man. I studied hard, worked hard and I worked smart. After being in this industry for over thirty years I am still blessed with a strong mind and strong character.” Brian attended both USC and UCLA. “I didn’t have much growing up so I knew I wanted to make my parents proud and proud they are.
Brian won’t carry on about the work he has done for other companies, what he does want to talk about is his passion for charities and political causes. Brian, who always gives credit to his team, helped raise over ninety million dollars for local schools, St. Jude, City of Hope and countless other charities and organizations. “Brian is the hardest working person I know. His ambition for business is nothing compared to the passion he has for helping others who need it the most.”
An ex administrative assistant was quoted as saying “Brian is tough. Really tough but he has a sweet side too, one that he tries to deny having. If you want to see his sweet side just read some of his blogs.” Brian is fond of writing about “not judging others, kid’s rights and family values.” Brian Mulligan has done a lot, achieved a lot and is worth a lot. What does Brian have to say about his next thirty years; millions of inquiring minds will be waiting to find out.

How Brian Mulligan Spells Success

“A willingness to change is a prerequsite.” This is the motto by which Brian Mulligan lives his life and performs his duties. He believes that a flexible mindset is one that can adapt to almost any situation as well as find the opportunity to excel despite the roadblocks thrown in front of you.

This motto has obviously worked well for Mr Mulligan. Having held a large variety of upper management positions, he is an excellent example of how being willing to change in light of the circumstances one faces is a winning formula for success. As former Managing Director for media and telecommunications investment banking at Deutsch Bank Securities, and present CEO of Broknol Advisers, Mr. Mulligan is always willing to face any and all challenges both professionally and privately.

Brian Mulligan holds a Bachelors’ of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Masters’ in Business Administration from UCLA. Both of these degrees helped him to form a solid foothold in the media, entertainment and finance industries.

30 Years is ho long Mr Mulligan has been involved in the media and entertainment industries. He has played a key role in helping many a start up or fresh company structure their business in order to endure for the long haul. His unique ability to help companies to see what the future holds for them and help them to have an attitude of change has helped them to stay in business longer and see more profits.

Mr. Mulligan’s track record of success has also led to him being a very sought after public speaker. Having spoken at a number of conferences and professional symposiums, he is well loved and respected in his field. His primary focus of expertise surrounds the entertainment industry, sports industry and the realm of emerging businesses.

Mr. Mulligan has also donated much of his time and money to charities and community organizations. He has personally helped to raise more than $90 million for local schools and has volunteered at many political causes and private charities.

Mr. Mulligan has also given of himself and his time to volunteer as a coach for local children’s sports leagues. Among some of the leagues that he has coached includes football and basketball. His donations of money have included such organizations as St. Jude, City of Hope, United Way, and the YMCA. A man of many talents, Brian Mulligan is helping to shape a better world for us all.