Pulmonology Experts

Brian Birk

Pulmonary Medicine
Respira Therapeutics


Brian has over 20 years experience as an operating executive and investor. He co-founded Sun Mountain Capital, a boutique private equity firm focused on the Southwest and Rocky Mountain regions, in 2006. Since that time Sun Mountain has grown to be one of the largest PE firms in the region, and currently manages direct investment funds and fund of funds vehicles. Prior to forming Sun Mountain Capital, Brian was a Vice President and Director of Private Equity at Fort Washington Capital Partners where he helped the firm establish and manage a number of private equity direct investment funds, secondary investment funds, and fund of funds programs. Brian was a founder or senior executive at several high profile start-ups, including MetaWeb (acquired by Google), Applied Minds and BiosGroup. In addition, he has held a senior manager position at the Boston Consulting Group and finance manager positions at General Electric and GE Capital. Brian has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a BS in economics from Carleton College. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association.

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Pulmonary Medicine

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