Brian is the Director of Online Education at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and has over 20 years of experience in Higher Education. He frequently works with colleges and universities to help them grow their online programing while ensuring the quality of such offerings. Brian is a sought after speaker and workshop facilitator and has presented at conferences such as the Online Learning Consortium’s International Conference on Online Learning, as well as national conferences of The United States Distance Teaching and Learning Association, The International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, The Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, The North American Association of Summer Sessions and The National University Technology Network.
Brian has been married to his wife Cari for 21 years and they have three active boys who keep them extremely busy. He loves beef jerky, bit-o’-honey, diet Mountain Dew, ice cream, pizza, stuffing, and peanut M&M’s.

Brian is passionate about online education and welcomes every opportunity to share best practices related to online teaching as well as administering online education programs. Whether that is with individual faculty members, administrators, or with larger groups at university wide presentations or at professional conferences.