Brian Pearl joined NATIONAL’s Toronto office in June 2022 as Vice-President and Practice Lead, Capital Markets and Investor Relations. He became Managing Partner in March 2023. Over the course of his career, Brian has worked on all sides of the Capital Markets – from advising on IPO strategies, to being the primary contact for investors and leading M&A activity. Brian has developed a collaborative, entrepreneurial and client-focused approach over the past two decades, serving as a Board Member with three fast growing Canadian companies, and a strategic advisor to numerous start-ups in the Canadian market. Prior to joining NATIONAL, he was Chief Operating Officer for Burlington-based Relm Cannabis. With his knowledge of Bay Street and his extensive operational experience, Brian’s insight and counsel is informed and in-demand. Brian works with NATIONAL clients across the country to help them solve their business challenges. Brian’s accomplishments were recognized with a Top 40 Under 40 award in 2015; he holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bishop’s University and a Paralegal designation from The Law Society of Upper Canada.