Brian Toll

The h.wood Group

A native of Los Angeles, Brian Toll is an innate networker with a passion for entertainment and hospitality and serves as Managing Partner at The h.wood Group.


While in college at USC, Brian began work in the hospitality industry by promoting for local Los Angeles nightclubs and lounges. After graduating with a degree in business in 2002, Toll founded BToll Entertainment, a full-service nightlife hospitality firm that contracts out, nightly, to club and lounge clients. Brian Toll became one of the premier event marketing and promotions companies on the Los Angeles and Las Vegas scenes from 2004-2009, with services ranging from hosting regular weekly club nights to throwing big budget corporate events.


In 2006, Brian partnered with longtime friend John Terzian to form The h.wood Group, launching their first venue, The h.wood in 2007, followed by The Tea Room in 2009 and The Beverly and Las Palmas in 2010.


Since then Brian & John have established The h.wood Group as an influential Los Angeles based Hospitality & Lifestyle company, which has organically grown to specialize in upscale nightlife and restaurant divisions, corporate branding, real-estate development and event production.  Together, they have raised The h.wood Group to vastly expand their hospitality portfolio with Bootsy Bellows LA & Aspen, Blind Dragon LA, Chicago, and Scottsdale, Harriet’s, The Peppermint Club, Poppy, SHOREbar Santa Monica & Cabo, Mexico, FOUND Hotel in Chicago & Boston, in addition to their high –end restaurants, The NICE GUY, Delilah, Mason Chicago & Santa Monica, Mason & Mason, Petite Taqueria, SLAB, Alice and 40 LOVE.


At The h.wood Group, Brian oversees all marketing and promotions. With a track record spanning almost ten years in the industry and proven by his strong professional accomplishments, Toll’s perspective undoubtedly keeps The h.wood Group’s stylish properties at the forefront of the Hollywood hospitality scene.