Brian became president of The Food Institute in 2002 and has worked for this organization, founded in 1928, since 1980. Brian oversees the day to day operations of the premier food industry information service which disseminates industry information ranging from consumer issue to retailer insights and economic concerns through its FOOD INSTITUTE REPORT, daily Today In Food, seminars and webinars, reaching over 100,000 industry professionals.
Brian has been interviewed on consumer and food industry trends on a number of television programs, including Fox News, The Today Show, NBC News, the CBS Evening News and the PBS Nightly Business Report, and quoted in a plethora of publications ranging from Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal and New York Times to Supermarket News, Progressive Grocer and Food Processing magazine. He has also been a frequent guest on various radio and television programs discussing food prices, mergers & acquisitions, and other industry issues.
Brian graduated from Ramapo College in Mahwah, NJ with a B.A. in Political Science and also holds a Masters in Administrative Science from Fairliegh Dickinson University.