Brian is active in the National Association of Realtors, having served as a Director, as 2015 Region 9 Vice President, and as a member of various committees. As a member of the Kansas Association of Realtors, Brian has been the 2010 President, the Chairman of Real Estate Business Resources, the Associations for Profit Company, and is on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Brian was awarded the 2002 Kansas Realtor of the Year and 2013 Distinguished Service Award. With the Pittsburg Board of Realtors, Brian has been President five times and received the Realtor of the Year five times. He holds the Professional designation of GRI (Graduate of Realtor Institute) and is the only Realtor in Pittsburg with the CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designation. These designations help buyers and sellers with their real estate needs. Brian is very active in the Pittsburg community. His activities include Rotary, Pittsburg State University Gorilla Fund Advisory Board, Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce Board, Crawford County Mental Health Board, Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas Board, and the Pittsburg Land Bank just to name a few. Brian and his wife, Pat have three grown children, Nolan, Aubrey and Nevin.