Brian was born and raised in Bloomington, Illinois on a grain and livestock farm. He earned both a bachelors and masters degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois. Prior to joining Advance, he worked for a farmer advisory service based in Wisconsin.
He currently is a commodity research analyst responsible for wheat market fundamentals and domestic grain consumption trends assisting in feed grains and soybean analysis. He assists in the preparation of a weekly fundamental review of commodities for clients and brokers.