Brian Cassidy, Director

Mr. Cassidy is a Partner at Crestview Partners, having joined the firm in 2004. He currently serves as head of the Crestview Partners’ media and communications investment strategy and a director of Crestview portfolio companies Camping World Holdings, Inc., Congruex LLC and Hornblower Holdings. Mr. Cassidy was previously involved with the firm’s investments in ValueOptions, Inc., OneLink Communications, Charter Communications, Inc., Insight Communications, Cumulus Media, Inc., Interoute Communications Holdings and NEP Group, Inc. Prior to joining Crestview, Mr. Cassidy worked in private equity at Boston Ventures, where he invested in companies in the media and communications, entertainment and business services industries. Mr. Cassidy also worked as the acting CFO of a portfolio company of Boston Ventures. Mr. Cassidy was also an investment banking analyst at Alex Brown & Sons, where he completed a range of financing and M&A assignments for companies in the consumer and business services sectors. Mr. Cassidy received a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics from Harvard College. Mr. Cassidy was selected to serve on our Board of Directors because of his leadership skills as head of Crestview’s media and communications investment strategy, his current and prior directorships experience in this industry, and his private equity investment and company oversight experience and background with respect to acquisitions, debt financings and equity financings.