Brian O’Neill has owned and operated designer boutiques in Cleveland, Ohio since 2002. Starting with his store, Nabici, and evolving with the market, Brian re-branded and opened his current store, Brigade. During this time, Brian owned his own designer label, Wrath Arcane, for eight years, wholesaling the line domestically and abroad. With 14 years of industry experience, Brian has a unique perspective when it comes to managing inventory. When consulting, his skills as a buyer and brand director provide market specific knowledge and creative considerations. Brian is an expert in sales, inventory management, customer relations, buying, trend forecasting, and clothing production. He understands the importance of a merchandising plan, from personal experience. His ability to relate to customers, and his charming sense of humor, make him a trusted transparent consultant and, simultaneously, a friend. Brian received a BA in Communications from Xavier University. He has been happily married for 12 years and is the father of two boys. When he’s not consulting or running his retail store, Brian is active on the ice, running his own adult hockey league and coaching his sons. He scores GOALS!