A native of East TN, Brian was born and reared in Jefferson City. He received Christ as a junior in high-school at an FCA rally, and was a leader in that organization throughout college. Since college, he has been actively involved in Church in various leadership roles, primarily as a Bible study and small group leader. A member of Providence Jefferson City before moving to Knoxville, he has been an active member of Providence Knoxville since 2011.
Brian is a graduate of Carson Newman College, and is employed as an analytical chemist and laboratory manager in the field of radioactive waste management. He has many years of experience in corporate sales and project management as well.
He met his wife Tara at Carson Newman, and they have been married for 22 years. They have 3 children, Ethan (17), Jonathan (13), and Addie (7). In the rare times that he is not working or at a wrestling match, track meet, or piano recital, he is likely to be found trout fishing or camping in the mountains with his family.