Brion co-founded Spectrum in 1993. Prior to doing so, he began his career in the private equity industry in 1979 with TA Associates and was a General Partner with Burr, Egan, Deleage and Company for twelve years. His investment activities cover a wide range of information, software, and communications companies. Brion received a BA from Colgate and MBA from Harvard. He is currently a Trustee of Colgate.