Brian Karlisch, Board of Directors, Co-Founder at Buchanan & Edwards (BE) and served as Chief Executive Officer until October 2015. An accomplished and recognized leader, Karlisch offers a unique blend of business development, building organizational capability, global team building and delivering mission critical IT solutions. As CEO, Karlisch worked closely with the BE Executive team to develop and execute the company’s strategy and long-term vision. He now serves as Chairman of the Board, and advisor at BE, focusing on developing strategies to grow and improve the company. He has more than 20 years of software engineering and management consulting experience solving complex IT problems for Federal Government and Fortune 1000 companies. Karlisch received his Bachelor ‘s degree from Virginia Tech. He is an active member of the Renaissance Executive Forums, Professional Services Council, MissionLink, and ACG–National Capitol Region.