Brian was born and raised in the Alberni Valley and graduated from ADSS in 1994. His insurance career started in Nanaimo in 1998 and continued when he joined MacDermott's in 2001 in the Commercial department. In 2007 he acquired his CAIB designation and is currently working towards his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation. In 2016 he became the Systems Manager administering all data downloads and new program training. Hiking, camping and travelling with his family fill his personal time.