Brian Joined Shore-Varrone in 1998 and has worked in a variety of leadership roles with Bill Communications, VNU, Nielsen Expositions and Emerald. In his current role at Emerald, Brian is responsible for a growing portfolio of events, publications, and online brands focused on residential connected technologies, kitchen and bath design, and paving maintenance. Brian holds a degree in Organizational Communications from the University of Kansas and is an active volunteer with both the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE). He is also a frequent industry speaker, blogger and guest columnist.
Brian resides in Alpharetta, Georgia with his wife, Shannon, and two children. He enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid outdoor enthusiast.