Born in Germany on a US Air Force Base in 1973, Brian later moved back to the States to study Political Science at University of Colorado and English at University of Texas. He has been an Austin resident for 24 years, enjoys bicycling, soccer, photography and travel and is a proud owner of Wheatsville and Black Star Co-ops. He is multifaceted and few would be surprised to learn he studied non-violent conflict resolution in Housing Co-ops. He began his journey at SFC Farmers Markets as a vendor with Texas French Bread 2009, and joined SFC Farm Direct in 2014 eventually becoming a Coordinator for SFC Farmers’ Market East and at Sunset Valley.