After high school, Brian spent time working on the family farm, then decided to attend Hibbing Area Vocational Technical Institute and obtained a degree in Law Enforcement.
Brian has over 26 years of experience in this district as a peace officer. He worked for 9 years in the city of Braham and has spent the past 17 years as an Isanti County Deputy. Some of the highlights of his law enforcement career include his work with D.A.R.E. He was honored to speak to students and parents about the danger of drugs. He also spent time on an undercover assignment with the East Central Drug Task Force trying to get drugs off of our streets. In addition, he spent a number of years as an E.M.T. and worked with the Braham Ambulance Service.
Brian and his wife Diane have been married for 15 years and have a son in third grade at the Cambridge Christian School.
Community Service is a huge part of who Brian is and he has been involved in his community. Brian spent 10 years as a volunteer firefighter in Braham and 2 years on the Isanti County Safety and Rescue. He was involved in the Jaycees and received the M. Keith Upson Memorial Award for leadership in 1992.
In his spare time, Brian enjoys bowling, hunting and spending time with his family.