Brian is a 18-year Sedona homeowner but a more recent full-time resident and brings a fresh set of eyes and a fresh perspective to our community. He has completed the Sedona Citizen's Academy program and was appointed to the Sedona Community Plan Update Working Group, which will result in a new 10 year strategic plan for Sedona based on extensive resident input.
He is an entrepreneurial-minded business owner. Brian founded and leads Peak Innovation, a management consulting company that serves mid-market and large global enterprise clients, and also co-owns four Sir Grout franchises located in Washington DC, Dallas Fort Worth, Tampa, and SW Florida. Brian is a degreed Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineer from Purdue University and earned an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Environmental stewardship is important to Brian, and he is a trained Climate Reality Corp Volunteer and his work with his current franchises along with prior ownership of a 1-800-GOT-JUNK? franchise and employment with Recall Inc. (now part of Iron Mountain) all involved recycling and landfill avoidance.
He is an avid outdoorsman with a passion for mountain biking, hiking, and trail running here in Red Rock Country. He is active at Aletheia Church where he volunteers and is a small group leader. Brian is married to his high school sweetheart, Amy, and she is the Executive Director at the Sedona Charter School, Sedona's amazing public charter school. They have three children: a son who graduated from Georgia Tech, a daughter who just graduated from the University of Arizona (Bear Down!), and a rising sophomore daughter at the University of Minnesota.