Chief Financial and Operating Officer

“Observing the impact an amazing education can have on the trajectory of someone’s life is both a wonder and opportunity I wish all could experience in their lifetime. We must all continue to work together to ensure educational opportunities exist for future generations.”

Brian came to City Academy in 2019 from North Side Community School where he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Operating Officer. Brian has over 15 years of experience working in finance, budgeting and operations for non profit and government in the St. Louis area. Brian worked previously for the City of Crestwood (MO),  the Village of Montgomery (IL), PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC) and JP Morgan Chase. Brian currently serves on the board for the St. Louis Area FoodBank, Villa Duchesne & Oak Hill and on an advisory board with Midwest Bank Centre. Brian is an alum of the Focus Leadership St. Louis program (LSL). Brian is the proud parent of two City Academy alumna.

B.S.,  Northern Illinois University

M.P.A.,  Northern Illinois University

Executive Scholar., Northwestern University Kellogg