Brian is a Consultant at the City of Albuquerque Department of Transit. He was previously the Director of Living Cities' Integration Initiative.
Brian is an innovative leader with over 15 years of public and nonprofit sector program and policy experience in land use and economic planning, construction and real estate, public process design, community engagement and sustainable development.
He has served as the Economic Development director for the cities of Cleveland and Buffalo, and spearheaded Milwaukee’s award winning redevelopment of its Menomonee River Valley under then Mayor John Norquist. Before city government, Brian created the Johnson Foundation’s national program on Sustainable Development at its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Wingspread conference center in Racine, Wisconsin and co-designed Sustainable Racine, a community improvement process.
He is a Senior Fellow with the national Environmental Leadership Program and served as a US naval officer on a guided missile cruiser and NATO flagship. He holds a BA in American Studies and an MA in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame.