Brian holds Bachelor of Science (2006) and Master of Science (2009) degrees from the University of Wisconsin at Madison where he double-majored in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Hebrew and Semitic Studies and also earned a certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy.
Brian joined the National Weather Service (NWS) Eastern Region Headquarters in 2010 and is based in Bohemia, NY on Long Island. From 2010-2019 Brian was a meteorologist in the Eastern Region Headquarters Scientific Services Division where he was responsible for providing research, development, technical and policy support for NWS Eastern Region offices. Brian also was responsible for a variety of different NWS Eastern Region programs and efforts and served on many NWS teams in order to support the NWS mission of saving life and property. Currently, Brian in an Emergency Response Specialist for the Eastern Region Regional Operations Center (ROC). In this role Brian supports Eastern Region offices by making sure all their operational needs are met and serves as a facilitator for operational coordination. Brian also supports NWS partners onsite and offsite as needed. Brian is still responsible for a few different Eastern Region programs and efforts as well.