KO Partner Spotlight: Brian Watson

Brian2Brian began his career at Koss Olinger nearly 20 years ago. He transitioned into an advisor role upon graduation and later became a partner in the firm. Brian’s positive attitude, approachability and ability to think strategically about challenges make him effective both as an advisor to our clients and as a leader to our team. We are grateful to Brian for his contributions.


10 Questions with Brian Watson

  1. How long have you been with Koss Olinger and what is your role? 18 years as a financial advisor; a partner for the last 12 years.
  2. Where did you grow up? I was born in Gainesville, but also lived in Jacksonville, Atlanta, and Kansas City before coming back to the University of Florida for college.
  3. Do you have any pets? If yes, tell us about them. No pets as of now.
  4. What is something people would find surprising to learn about you? In 5th grade I jumped on a pogo stick 1,200 times in a row, I guess I had too much free time!
  5. What do you consider your best quality? I’m a very honest person and I look out for other people.
  6. If you could have dinner with one famous person from history who would it be? Peter Drucker, he is a famous management and business thinker.
  7. What superpower would you like to have? I’ve always wanted to be able to fly, maybe from watching Superman as a kid.
  8. What is the best advice you ever received? Treat others the way you want to be treated.
  9. What is your favorite food? Pizza and tacos
  10. What do you think is your biggest contribution to the Koss Olinger team? I am able to focus on a client’s situation or a project and analyze and organize lots of details.