Brian graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2001 with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering.
Brian is a licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois.
Brian was appointed County Engineer of White County in 2007. His prior experience includes six years with the Illinois Department of Transportation in IDOT District 9’s Carbondale Office.
As County Engineer, Brian is directly responsible for the maintenance of White County’s 163 miles of roads. He works closely with 10 Township Road Commissioners to maintain the county’s 779 miles of Township roadways. Brian also serves as the County’s NBIS Program Manager, and conducts all of the structure inspections for the 167 county, township, and municipal bridges.
When Brian took the position of County Engineer in 2007,
White County had nearly 50 bridges classified as “structurally deficient” and 20 bridges closed to all traffic. Since then, Brian has replaced or repaired nearly 40 of the deficient structures and has restored traffic on all of the bridges located on roads essential to traffic.
Brian is a member of the Illinois Association of County Engineers where he sits on the Revenue Committee and the Employment Practices & Professional Welfare Committee. He is also active with his local high school Alumni Association where he sits on the Alumni Scholarship Board, which last year awarded $90,000 to 12 graduating seniors.
Brian loves being outdoors and spending time with his wife Lesley, of 13 years. They have two children, Gabby, age 6, and Mason, age 4.