Brent B. Bickett is Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF), and Fidelity National Financial Ventures and has primary responsibility for managing FNF’s merger and acquisition activities, strategic initiatives and investor relations group. Brent also oversees FNF's portfolio investments, including American Blue Ribbon Holdings, J. Alexander's, Ceridian and Digital Insurance. Brent directs efforts to evaluate, structure and negotiate corporate acquisitions, strategic partnerships and investment opportunities to maximize value for FNF’s stockholders and operating subsidiaries.
Brent joined FNF in January 1999 as a Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance. In addition to his role at FNF, Brent served as Executive Vice President – Corporate Finance for Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE: FIS) from 2003 until July 2012. Before that, Brent was a member of the Investment Banking Division of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., from August 1990 until January 1999 and served as a Managing Director of Bear Stearns’ real estate, gaming, lodging and leisure group from 1997 to 1999.
Brent earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1986 and his M.B.A. degree from the Anderson School at UCLA in 1990.