Brian Wetzel

Senior Consultant

Brian Wetzel is a Senior Financial Analyst with ARES Group. In his role, he supports the ARES Consultants with deal specific analysis customized for client review.




Brian conducts front-end modeling for portfolio lease restructuring assignments. Brian’s strengths include big data analytics and stress test metrics. He helps evaluate company financial performance, new business, and back-end financial analysis.

Brian has over 35 years of experience in Corporate Finance, including management positions at L3/Harris Corporation, GE Transportation, and DirectBeam Incorporated. During this career, he has managed classified programs in support of select US Agencies, and held Department of Defense Secret and Top-Secret clearances. He is also currently an advisor to multiple new business start-up companies.

Brian graduated from Indiana University (Honors Program) with a BSBA degree in Finance and received his MBA from Florida Institute of Technology.


DirectBeam Incorporated

  • National Business Development Director

L3/Harris Corporation – 25 yrs

  • Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning
  • Senior Manager Business Development
  • Business Area Financial Manager

GE Transportation

  • Business Unit Financial Analyst

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