Dr. Ali Al-Karni

“Brian equips organizations to collaborate effectively with their partners. He’s strategic, dedicated and honest. Everything we expect when we partner globally.”

Dr. Ali Al-Karni

Director General
Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States

Shelley Chamberlain

Brian was the catalyst for a more strategic branding approach than we had imagined. He facilitated a task force of our key constituents, setting the foundation for all our work. His sense of humor, keen ability to listen, and strong ability to gather, evaluate and synthesize information ensured that our work together was successful.

Shelley Chamberlain

Executive Director
MassCUE

Heather Dority

“We’ve appreciated Brian’s strategic approach and commitment to a clear vision and growth-oriented goals. His approach to business opportunities and challenges is marked by an emphasis on creating innovative, measurable change.”

Heather Dority

CEO & Director of Strategic Services
Viaspire

Peter Drozdoff

“Brian’s an extremely smart business partner who delivers the goods. He has broad knowledge and perspective, deals easily with complexity and thinks strategically. Brian facilitated much change in the company and still continued to motivate and lead the troops.”

Peter Drozdoff

Vice President, Marketing
Grande Communications

Former Vice President, Marketing
SureWest Communications

Kevin Gordon

“Brian’s uncommon professional background includes experiences in both the for-profit and nonprofit environments, offering any organization a unique, creative and entrepreneurial approach.”

Kevin Gordon

President
Capitol Advisors Group

Matt Harris

Brian has a unique vision and expertise in organizational development and leadership that are vital to contemporary institutions as they navigate the ever-growing pressure of sustainability and growth. His work has been a huge lever for improvement and progress in the organizations I’ve seen him serve. And his work in organizational identity and brand positioning is unparalleled in my experience.

Matt Harris

International EdTech Specialist
ISTE Past President

Patricia Koch, Ph.D.

“Brian understands the power of strategic planning. His commitment and energy kept us focused on our mission of becoming the ‘go to’ organization for school business in California. He led us through a necessary, though difficult, reorganization that made us stronger than ever.”

Patricia Koch, Ph.D.

Strategic Planning Facilitator
California Association of School Business Officials

Anthony Lilore

Brian helped us distill what we thought was a cohesive message into a clearly defined vision, mission and brand position.

Anthony Lilore

President, Restore Clothing
New York City

Brett McFadden

“I’ve seen Brian in many roles: marketer, team leader, executive, board member, advocate and more. In each case his focus has been on furthering the best interests of the organization with strength, compassion and an unfailing ethical compass.”

Brett McFadden

Associate Superintendent, Business Services
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District

John Musso

“Not only do you always know where Brian stands on an issue, you also know he’s ready to assist you with an enormous amount of energy and support.”

John Musso

Executive Director
Association of School Business Officials, Intl.

Michael Reinero

Brian’s direct, straight-talking style makes him an effective agent for change. Having the highest degree of honesty and integrity validates Brian as a trustworthy champion of mission and issues within any organization fortunate enough to secure his services.

Michael Reinero

Founder & COO
SeatNinja Inc.

Joan Spangler

“Working under an impossible deadline with an inexperienced team, Brian kept us focused on a very specific agenda. He taught us a lot about the branding and marketing needed to solve the client’s problems to satisfaction. The bonus is that we had a great time meeting the challenge!”

Joan Spangler

President
LOOK Talent Agency
San Francisco

Kevin Swartzendruber

I don't know anyone who can lead an organization through the brand positioning process better than Brian. He's a consummate professional and a brilliant strategist and facilitator. Our participants still tell me how effective they thought he and his process were for CACFS.

Kevin Swartzendruber

Director of Membership and Marketing
California Alliance of Children & Family Services