Brian was profoundly affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks and commissioned in the US Army in 2006. During the surge, he deployed as a Captain and Detachment Commander to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Subsequently, he served in Operation Unified Response, Port-au-Prince, Haiti providing much needed humanitarian support from the devastation caused by the 2010 earthquake. Following active duty service, he joined BNP Paribas and was later recruited to Goldman Sachs as an investment analyst. Concurrently, in 2010, Brian founded Stop Soldier Suicide, a non-profit dedicated to veteran mental health and suicide prevention. He served as the volunteer Chief Executive Officer (2010-2017) and continues today as the Chairman. In addition, Brian serves on several boards across healthcare, financial services, and technology organizations.