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 and a MBA in 2014. 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. In the community, he volunteers as a trustee for Revolution Christian Ministries, board member of the Fair Housing Center of Michigan, member of the Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council for Varnum LLP and advisor of BL²END and Tedx of Grand Rapids. Brian is married to his loving wife, Bunmi Parks and in his free time enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family and friends.