Brian Hermes

Chief Legal Officer

Brian Hermes

A seasoned corporate counsel with nearly 25 years of experience advising both public and private organizations, Brian has significant experience in contracts, M&A, labor matters, real estate and intellectual property.

As Chief Legal Officer, Brian leads legal and human resources functions for the company.

Mission Statement

The legal department plays a critical role in merging legal disciplines with business acumen to initiate and execute business strategies.

My mantra in life and business is to ‘Do something for somebody else, sometime today.’ By staying focused on the needs of others I am better equipped to advise, respond, and react to each of Keystone Agency Partners’ stakeholders, employees, and partners.

Founder & Managing Member
Brian L. Hermes & Associates, PLLC
General Counsel & Secretary
Home Interiors & Gifts
Attorney
Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP

Key Objectives

  • Advise the Board and management on complex legal, regulatory, and governance matters
  • Manage, negotiate, and close M&A transactions
  • Oversee outside counsel and other key external relationships
  • Ensure HR compliance and oversight of HR practices, procedures, and personnel
  • Contract administration and negotiation
  • Regulatory compliance