As a seasoned and tenured executive, Brian has expertise in finance, international business, executive compensation, strategy development, and organizational and human resource matters. Prior to joining Huron Capital, Brian spent 29 years with Herman Miller, Inc. (“Herman Miller”), most recently as its Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2018. Prior to serving as CEO, Brian served in multiple senior-level executive roles, including President, Chief Operating Officer, President of Herman Miller North America, Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President. Before joining Herman Miller, he worked as a Certified Public Accountant for the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen. In addition to his numerous board affiliations noted below, Brian also served as a Director of Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, President of The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association (BIFMA), and Director of Business Leaders for Michigan. He also serves as Director of The Institute for Vision Research at the University of Iowa.
Brian participates on the board of the following organizations: UFP Industries, Room, Gentex Corporation, Cascade Engineering, Tylko, Landscape Forms.
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Michigan State University.