Community Outreach Manager
Serving as a bridge between the nonprofit and philanthropic community, Brian conducts trainings and special programming to connect people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. Brian developed and manages the popular series, Rising Tide, which highlights critical social issues and opportunities for philanthropy to accelerate social change. Brian serves as an Ohio LGBTQ Funding Ambassador on behalf of Funders for LGBTQ Issues and on the United Way of Greater Cleveland funding committee for Basic Needs.
Brian is a Cleveland native with a strong love of the city and commitment to its social sector. Prior to joining Foundation Center he spent a year in direct service as a City Year Cleveland Corps member. Brian holds a B.A. from Xavier University in international studies and has studied in Austria and France.