Brian was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education from Northern Michigan University. In 1997, he started the sports medicine program at Keewenaw Memorial Rehab and Fitness in Laurium, Michigan. In the fall of 1997, he returned to Marquette to pursue a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and work at Marquette General Hospital’s Sports Rehab department where he spent 8 years developing their sports performance program. In 2005, Brian was then recruited by Bell Hospital to create their Sports Medicine program. In 2006, he became co-owner of Marquette Orthopedic & Sports Therapy(MOST), where he ran the human performance component of the company which later became Advantedge Training. In 2012, he was hired by Marquette General Health System as the Director of Health and Human Performance where he helped create a comprehensive hospital employee wellness program. Currently, he co-owns Synergy Fitness. He is licensed by the State of Michigan as an Athletic Trainer (AT) and is a board-certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association. Brian has more than 20 years of experience in sports medicine, corporate wellness/fitness, performance enhancement and personal training. As a team player dedicated to both his work and his two children, Brian has built a solid reputation as a leader in sports medicine, corporate wellness, fitness, and performance training.