Biography

Bryant R. Riley

Bryant R. Riley has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (“B. Riley”), a leader in providing a diverse suite of financial services and solutions for public and private companies as well as high net worth individuals, since June 2014, and as a director since August 2009. Since July 3, 2017, Mr. Riley has served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of B. Riley FBR, Inc. (formerly FBR Capital Markets & Co., LLC). Previously, Mr. Riley served as the Chairman of B. Riley & Co., LLC since founding the stock brokerage firm in 1997 and served as Chief Executive Officer of B. Riley & Co., LLC from 1997 to 2006. He also previously served on the boards of Cadiz Inc. from April 2013 to June 2014, Strasbaugh from July 2010 to August 2013, and STR Holdings, Inc. from March 2014 to August 2014. He also served on the board of directors for several private companies. Mr. Riley received a B.S. from Lehigh University.