Brian Brown

President, DCG


  • Private Equity
  • Family Office
  • Financial Analysis
  • Modeling/Forecasting
  • Transactions
  • Real Estate
  • Legal Agreements
  • Transactional Due Diligence
  • Transaction Accounting
  • Environmental consulting
  • Valuation
  • Dealer Buy/Sell


  • BA Automotive Management Ferris State University
  • MBA Cambridge University


  • DCG Giving Board Member
  • Boston Children’s Hospital benefactor
  • New Milford Hospital Oncology benefactor

Brian Brown

Experience That Matters

As President of the Dave Cantin Group, Brian Brown brings an impressive 30-plus years of automotive experience to the industry-leading M&A firm. 

Brian has leadership experience across critical aspects of the automotive business and dealership operations. He has proven expertise in automotive marketing, OEM processes, dealership operational structure, variable and fixed strategies, and employee engagement, from both a wholesale and retail perspective. 

Brian’s extensive and diverse background allows him to solve the most complex problems and achieve groundbreaking outcomes across all aspects of DCG’s business model.

A View to the Future

Brian’s success is driven by his unique ability to view a business. In his words, “We cannot view a business just as they are, but as they need to be for future success.”

Brian’s vision, combined with his well-established network of OEM, private equity, and dealership contacts, helps him develop new business strategies and create positive outcomes for the clients DCG serves.