UNLV

Mark H. Brennan

Mark H. Brennan is a Founder & Principal with Brennan Capital Partners (BCP), a private equity and venture capital consulting firm. For more than a decade before co-founding BCP, Mark served as president of his own consulting firm where he managed a number of long-term, multi-year management and operations consulting engagements in various business sectors. As a serial entrepreneur, Mark has founded, operated, and grown twelve companies and has considerable start-up, turn-around, and finance experience.

Mark's years of experience spans sectors including commercial real estate development and management, telecommunications and networking, internet-based education, commercial aviation services, franchise operations, retail quick service restaurant development and management, and specialty retail products. He has 60+ years of cumulative experience as a board member of both public and private companies in a wide range of industries. In addition, Mark is an active private equity investor and advisor to multiple seed and early stage ventures.

Mark is a Founder & Chairman of the Vegas Valley Angels, a Founding Member of UNLV's Center for Entrepreneurship, a past board member and officer of the Nevada Chapter of Young President's Organization (YPO), an Advisor to the Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, and on the Board of the UNLV Rebel Venture Fund to name a few of his associations.

Mark holds a BS in International Relations from the United States Air Force Academy, a MA in Management from National University, and his MBA from Harvard Business School. After graduating from the Air Force Academy he served his country as an 8-year fighter pilot and instructor pilot where he flew five different types of fighter aircraft with the majority of his experience in the F-16 Falcon.