Brian is the Director of Pepperdine University’s Washington, D.C. Program in Global Leadership. He is passionate about developing the next generation of changemakers. Prior to his current role, he spent a decade working on global development and humanitarian assistance. Most recently, Brian oversaw global strategy and partnership for The Salvation Army’s global development office and its operations in over 67 countries worldwide. Earlier in his career, Brian worked in rural Honduras working on women’s rights and served as a teacher, in rural Mississippi, with the Teach for America. Brian lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland with his wife and two young boys. The family loves the outdoors, especially in Oregon (Brian’s home state), and traveling in Asia (his wife is from Japan).