Brian’s career is a learning-based journey with an intense focus on people, purpose, values, culture, and leadership, while advocating capitalism as a force for good.

Brian was a founding member and Senior VP of Operations at, an early online job board, which he helped grow to over 350 employees and $38M in ARR over an 11-year period. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro and Pei Wei Asian Diner restaurants recognized Brian’s talent and he joined the organization as the Director of Talent Strategy & Acquisition. Leveraging these experiences, Brian joined forces with his co-founder, Max Hansen, to create the first purpose- based leadership search firm, Y Scouts, in March of 2012. In the summer of 2018, Brian doubled down on his commitment to leveraging business as a powerful force for good and joined the Arizona Chapter of Conscious Capitalism as its first President; a role that has transitioned to President, Emeritus. Today, Brian is focused on helping senior leaders and their teams unlock the power of real human connection in the workplace. Through public speaking, consulting, and corporate workshops, Brian is activating his purpose of bringing people closer together.

In addition to Brian’s role on the national Board of Directors of Conscious Capitalism, Inc., he is also a Board member and President, Emeritus of the Arizona Chapter of Conscious Capitalism, a member of the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau of the Pacific Southwest, a member of the Advisory Board of the Crumb Foundation, and the co-author of “Hiring on Purpose – How the Y Scouts Method is Revolutionizing the Search for Leaders”. 

Brian’s most important and cherished responsibilities are being the lucky father to his 2 daughters, Taylor and Riley, and the proud husband to his wife, Jackie. In his spare time, you’ll find Brian practicing guitar and enjoying an occasional game of Texas Hold ‘Em Poker.