Brian is a US Air Force Contracting Officer who connects Department of Defense organizations with private sector knowledge and development to deliver war-winning technology and capabilities. Brian has deployed to Djibouti, Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq in support of the Global War on Terrorism, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Inherent Resolve. Additionally, he supported humanitarian relief operations in Texas following Hurricane Gustav. Brian has received numerous accolades for leadership and is a distinguished graduate of multiple military professional schools. He has been awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Air Force Commendation Medal. Brian holds a BS in Organizational Leadership from the Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.