Brian helps executives reimagine and achieve their goals. He aids them in addressing a variety of performance issues by altering the context and expanding their leadership and communication practices.
Brian holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and studied journalism at the University of Houston (Texas). He serves as Vice-Chair of the Advocacy Committee of a non-profit group of Black Professionals, Academics & Entrepreneurs who are committed to ending systemic racism for Blacks and People of Color.
Before forming The Leaders Circle, Brian was a Regional Vice President of Operations for Starbuck’s Coffee Company and a Director of Operations for KFC – Canada (then a division of PepsiCo). Brian has coached and led programs for CEOs, business leaders and staff from a wide range of industries across North America and Europe. Key reference accounts include Shaw Communications, the Earls and JOEY Restaurant Groups, ExxonMobil, and ING Insurance.
Brian lives in Calgary, Canada with his spouse, Yvonne, their “Velcro” dog, Fletcher, in their forever-home with a breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains as their backyard. Together, Yvonne and Brian are parents of an extended “modern family” that regularly gather for meals, real conversation and to remind Brian that he’s not nearly as funny as he thinks he is.