Brian was born in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He grew up in Liberal, Kansas. He attended Kansas State University and earned a B.S. in Business Administration. He went back to Kansas State and earned his MBA. He describes himself as a lifelong learner, and after moving to Iowa for his career, he earned a graduate certificate in Family Financial Planning from Iowa State University. Over the years he has attained various professional designations including CLU, AAMS, and CFP. He has been an adjunct professor at Drake University teaching the Managing Individual Finances course and is employed as a financial advisor for Edward Jones in Ankeny.
Brian is married to Carmen and has four children. Brian attends Real Life Church in Ankeny. "I want to use the talents God has blessed me with to help others prosper today and into the future."