Brian served as Chief of Staff to United States Senator Tom A. Coburn, managing a staff of approximately forty located in three offices in Oklahoma and Washington, DC and an annual budget of more than $3 million. Brian also served in several previous roles for Senator Coburn, including senior policy advisor and campaign manager. In the latter role, Brian managed all aspects of the statewide campaign, including recruitment of staff and volunteers, media development, fundraising, voter mobilization and federal election law compliance. Brian has also served as Director of Tulsa Operations and Health and Human Services Cabinet Liaison for Governor Frank Keating. Brian is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where he earned an undergraduate degree in political science and a Master of Public Administration (MPA).