Brian leads GTE’s Community Financial Centers, Member Care center, Member Payment Systems, Member Loyalty, Member Strategies and Marketing departments, along with its Investment and Insurance groups. Prior to joining GTE, Brian worked at Grow Financial Federal Credit Union where he served as the Chief Lending and Operations Officer.
Brian has been in the financial services industry for over 18 years, holding senior management positions at national and regional banks. Brian brings a diverse background in commercial and consumer banking, collections, operations, retail strategy, process improvement, investment and risk portfolio management, organizational branding and troubled business restructuring. Brian is also a trainer and keynote speaker for the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council that oversees the Federal Reserve Board, FDIC, NCUA and the OCC.
Brian holds a B.S. in Marketing from Wright State University, as well as an M.A. in Business and Administration from Saint Leo University. He has also graduated from the RMA School of Commercial Underwriting and Portfolio Management, and has received his accreditation with Six Sigma as a master black belt.
Brian serves on the Tampa Economic Development Advisory Committee and sits on the board for the Boys and Girls Club.