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 support after the devastation caused by the 2010 earthquake. Following active duty service, he joined BNP Paribas and was later recruited to Goldman Sachs. Brian founded Stop Soldier Suicide in 2010. He served as a volunteer Chief Executive Officer during his career in finance and today serves as Chairman. Brian serves on several boards across healthcare, financial services, and technology organizations.