Brian was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Grand Valley State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and economics in 2008. Brian began his career as a commercial credit analyst for Mercantile Bank of Michigan then transitioned to Herman Miller in 2011 as a financial analyst and leader of the Black Inclusiveness Resource Team. He is continuing his education as a graduate student in Grand Valley State University's MBA program. In the community, he volunteers as a trustee for Revolution Christian Ministries, participates on the Junior Achievement Titan Business Challenge organizing committee, and is President of BL²END, a nonprofit organization. Brian is married to his loving wife, Bunmi Parks and in his free time enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family.