Brian Dalziel joined the Corridor as Senior Vice President in July 2010. He assists new and established entrepreneurs to plan and grow businesses, focusing on serving clients with high growth opportunities. Brian’s advisory services to entrepreneurs include leadership team development, market research, intellectual property protection training, financial analysis, growth plan consulting, administrative systems review and referrals to sources of investment capital and professional services providers. He will also assist Iowa Lakes Capital, a local investment fund, to evaluate prospective companies and will assist additional high net worth individuals and institutional investors to form additional venture capital funds.
Brian moved to the Corridor region from Marion, Iowa. He started the Northeast Iowa Business Accelerator in Dubuque, Iowa, and provided advisory services to entrepreneurs growing 87 companies. He also founded four start-up technology companies and was a John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center business plan competition winner. Brian holds a bachelor of science with honors in geography from the University of Iowa.
Brian and his wife Karen live in Spirit Lake with their two children, Stephanie and Alex.