January 30, 2013 - On Wednesday, Brian officially joined the Gateway Rotary club.  Sponsored by Al Eckroth, Brian is assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). He currently holds the position of  Installation Director of Occupational Safety & Health. His last assignment was  as the Regional South Safety Director, Kandahar, Afghanistan

 

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Brian began his safety career in 1992 as a safety intern with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health Ed. Department. He has held positions in Operational Safety, Industrial Safety, Tactical Safety, and Base Operations Safety. He has held safety staff positions with DoD organizations such as the 10TH Mountain Division , Fort Drum NY, 2nd Infantry Division S. Korea, the 20th Special Forces Group ABN, the 82nd Airborne Div., The 377th Theater Sustainment Command Joint Navy Air Station, and the 1st Cavalry Division. He has worked as a Safety Manager, a Safety Coordinator, and a Safety Intern for private organizations such as the American Cast Iron and Pipe Company, Alloy and Metal Processors Inc., Associated Grocers of the South Inc., and Galbraith Inc.


Born in Birmingham, Al., Brian graduated from Jacksonville State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Industrial Technology, and Occupational Health and Safety. Brian is also a graduate of the Army Management Staff College located at Fort Belvoir, Va.


Brian is married to Jeciel and he has two sons and one daughter, Aaron age 5, Gabriel age 3, and Arielle age 2.


Please welcome Brian to Gateway Rotary the next time you see him!