Chairman of the NACDS Retail Advisory Board
Brian started his career in 1983 with Carnation Company in the Northern Colorado & Wyoming territory and then joined Whitehall Laboratories as a member of the Advil launch team. He spent 11 years with Whitehall in positions of increasing responsibility including Western Zone Manager, managing the western half of the U.S. Brian then moved to Schering-Plough Health Care as Director of Sales over OTC brands including Coppertone and Afrin. Brian then spent seven years as the VP Sales for Lander Company, which was a leader in the value HBC business. After Lander Company was sold, Brian spent three years with Del Pharmaceuticals as the SVP Sales. Del was the leader in the adult and baby oral analgesics category with the iconic Orajel brand. After Del Pharmaceuticals was sold, Brian joined the former General Manager of Del, and now Lornamead President Randy Sloan, as the SVP Sales of Lornamead in 2009. Brian was promoted to his current position as EVP Sales & Customer Development in 2012.
Brian grew up in the Philadelphia area and is a 1982 graduate of the University of Northern Colorado with a B.S. in Marketing. Brian also served four years in the United States Air Force and was Honorably Discharged in 1980 with two Meritorious Service Medals.
Brian is the current Chairman of the NACDS Retail Advisory Board and he has also chaired the Outreach & Business Development Committee for the last six years. He currently serves on the Education Leadership Council for GMDC and was the co-chair of the HBW committee from 2012 to 2014. He also served as the Membership Committee Chairman for GMDC from 2002-2004.