Brian grew up on a family farm outside of Underwood, Iowa. After earning a degree in Fitness Management from Northern State, he moved home to run a small health club where he developed a fondness for the financial aspects of the business. Brian decided to go back to school online and graduated from Peru State with a BS in Accounting in 2015. He began working in the Accounting department at TS Bank that same year. In his off time Brian still has a passion for fitness, and enjoys working out and volunteering as a youth soccer and football coach. He also became the treasurer for the Westfair Livestock Committee in 2018.