Contributing Writer for The Drive


Syracuse University


  • Digital editor, writer, and content expert with 15+ years of experience working in financial news
  • Received a number of business and online journalism awards, including an Emmy-nomination as the lead producer of the long-form feature "Boom, Bust and Blame: The Inside Story of America's Economic Crisis" for CNBC
  • Rang the opening/closing bell of the stock market three times; twice for the NYSE and once for the NASDAQ


Working in business news since the dot-com crash of 2000, Brian Beers got his start at CNBC. Over the years, he leveraged his finance background into roles as a senior producer and digital editorial director for Brian has been writing and producing content for over a decade. His focus is on investing, the financial markets, and all things money. He was a blogger for CNBC’s Mad Money and Fast Money television programs back in 2008-09.

Beyond finance, Brian also writes about sports business. He is currently a contributing writer for The Drive, covering the business of racing and autos. His work has been published on CNBC, NBC Sports, and Yahoo. Brian also spent a number of years as the lead digital producer of SportsBiz with Darren Rovell. He has a solid background in economic and political news as well. Brian oversaw digital production of every presidential election night since 2008, and several live Republican presidential debates that were hosted by CNBC.


Brian received his bachelor's in finance from Syracuse University.

Quote from Brian Beers

"By helping people learn a little bit more about money and their investments, the true payoff for me is knowing that it may end up positively impacting someone down the line in a real-life financial decision."