Prior to joining e3communications, Brian was Public Affairs Director for the Erie County Water Authority, a state-created public benefit corporation that serves more than 540,000 consumers throughout Western New York. In this capacity he planned, coordinated, and implemented all aspects of public affairs and public relations programs on behalf of the region’s largest water utility.
Previous to his position at ECWA, Brian was Chief of Staff to the City of Buffalo Common Council Majority Leader from 1995-2000. He was responsible for the overall operations of a city-wide elected office, including managing legislative, constituent and budgetary matters as well as overseeing all public, community and media relations programs.
Brian also served as a legislative assistant in the Erie County Legislature from 1994-1996 for former County Legislator Michael A. Fitzpatrick.
Prior to that, Brian was a sole practitioner of a political campaign consulting practice that successfully managed several local election and public referendum campaigns.
Throughout his career, Brian has successfully developed and implemented strategic public relations and public affairs programs involving issues/crisis management, government relations, coalition building, grassroots organizing, and media relations on behalf of a diverse clientele.
Brian earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with a minor in Public Administration, from the University at Buffalo, and a Master’s degree in Public Relations Management from Buffalo State College.
Brian also lends his skills and support to the local community. He is a member of the Board of Trustees at Trocaire College, a member of the Board of Directors of the Allentown Association, serves on the City of Buffalo Citizens Commission on Reapportionment, and volunteers for the Canisius High School Alumni Association.
Brian can be reached at email@example.com.