Brian's passions include communicating, marketing, writing, and engaging with audiences - governments, business, and non-profits. Brian has carried out fundraising, donor & government relations, communications, and agribusiness engagement to help a Latin American university innovate agriculture and improve development.
In his 18 years with the State Department, Brian promoted the American image and human rights; for example, engaging with corporations on workplace safety after deadly sweatshop fires in Bangladesh. He relayed foreign political risk analysis to inform policy deliberations, and wrote speeches, official statements, briefing papers, & social media. Brian led teams, coordinated inter-agency deliberations, and worked with members of Congress & staff. His main geographic focus area was Latin America and he is fluent in Spanish.