Brian Klanica


A former corporate CFO, Brian can help client partners understand core business aspects like structuring, mergers & acquisitions and strategic planning.

Financial Expertise

Along with Joe Gugliotti, Brian is the co-owner of WORX and Swingbridge Capital – a financial solutions company in Cheshire, CT, that bridges technology, strategy and ingenuity to eliminate uncertainty and drive enterprise value for businesses.

A focused and disciplined person, Brian is a fourth degree Master Black Belt in karate.

Brian is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing and hunting trips throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Brian worked full-time over his four years at Quinnipiac University, graduating while having fully financed his education.


  • Klanica has over thirty years of operational and financial management experience in middle market companies.
  • Prior to WORX and Swingbridge, Brian was the Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Mossberg Corporation – a leading firearms manufacturer – where he was responsible for complete financial and strategic management.
  • His previous experience includes Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for The Fletcher-Terry Company, a middle market manufacturer of glass cutting tools and professional picture framing equipment.
  • Brian has four years of public accounting experience.
  • Throughout his career, he has structured many creative equity and debt funding arrangements to benefit client partners' long-term stability.
  • Klanica graduated from Quinnipiac University in 1984 with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
  • Brian has two sons and resides in Cheshire, CT. He is a member of The Farms Country Club, also in Cheshire.