Brian served in law enforcement with the New York City Police Department for 22 years – retiring as a captain in 2013. In addition to performing uniformed patrol, he worked in a variety of other assignments including policy & planning, investigations, training, and emergency management. His last position in the NYPD was Counter-terrorism Coordinator for the New York City public schools system, overseeing counter-terrorism and emergency management measures for approximately 1400 schools citywide. In this position, he was instrumental in implementing a number of effective programs, including the establishment of tactical protocols for NYPD personnel responding to school attacks (e.g., Columbine, Sandy Hook, etc.); these protocols consisted primarily of firearms tactics for neutralizing the armed attacker; medical treatment to address the critically wounded in the attack; and building response protocols to follow in emergencies.
Prior to joining BDA, Brian performed consulting work in an array of areas including medical preparedness, emergency management, school safety and crime prevention. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s College, and is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP), and Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through ASIS International.