President & CEO, The Food Institute
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 weekly report, daily email updates, seminars and webinars, reaching over 120,000 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 The Wall Street Journal and New York Times to Supermarket News and Food Processing magazine. He has also been a frequent guest on various public radio programs discussing food prices, mergers and acquisitions, and other industry issues.
Brian graduated from Ramapo College in Mahwah, N.J., with a B.A. in Political Science and also holds a Master's in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University.