He attended the University of Guelph where he received his Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Upon graduation he was selected into the Leadership Development Program at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort in British Columbia. Throughout his career he has worked in a variety of leadership roles in exotic destinations such as the Caribbean, Hawaii and Dubai. In 2006, Brian joined the Niagara College team. He is a firm believer in the applied learning environment and prides himself on his ability to build relationships with his students. Brian is a supporter of Be World Ready experiences at Niagara College. He has lead student trips to Walt Disney World, France and Ireland. In 2015, he was recognized as a Niagara Champion for his commitment to recruitment and going above and beyond for potential new students. In 2016, he was awarded the Educator of the Year Award which is voted by the students.