C. Brian Fox, CPA, MBA

Venture Partner

Founder, and

Brian Fox is a highly successful entrepreneur in the fintech space. He founded Confirmation, the trusted global provider of digital confirmations, which sold to Thomson Reuters in 2019. He then served as VP of Strategic Partnerships at Thomson Reuters until 2021. He is recognized as the creator of electronic confirmations, and holds several patents on electronic audit confirmations.

Brian is an industry thought leader and frequent speaker on accounting and fraud issues. He has been named four times as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting,” is a five-time winner of the accounting profession’s “Top 40 Under 40 CPA in America,” and was named as an Entrepreneur of the Year in Nashville.

Prior to Confirmation, Brian worked in audit for Ernst & Young, and in mergers and acquisitions for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). He is also one of the founders and a board member of, a joint-venture between the AICPA and Confirmation. He serves as a mentor in the Inc. 500 Military Entrepreneurs Mentor Program, Jumpstart Foundry, and the Nashville Entrepreneurship Center. Brian is on the advisory board for the Nashville Capital Network, and is a member of the AICPA and The Tennessee Society of CPAs.

Brian completed his Master of Business Administration at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Southern Methodist University.