Brian graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder with a double major in Communications and Psychology. He began his insurance career as an account executive with the Konen Agency in 1993. He became co-owner of the agency the following year and is currently Vice President. In 1996 he earned his CIC designation from the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors and more recently earned the Certified WorkComp Advisor designation conferred by the Institute of WorkComp Professionals.Brian was presented with the Young Agent of Year Award by the Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois (PIIAI) in 2002 and selected as the Insurance Agent of the Year in 2007 by the Illinois 1752 Club.   In addition, Brian is also a Past President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois.

Brian and his wife Ann live in Sugar Grove with their sons Nathan, Charlie and Regan.