Vice President, Member Relations
Brian joined the ANA in 2005 and is the Vice President, Member Relations for the ANA's Central Region. His responsibilities include keeping members on the cutting edge of the ever-changing marketing landscape, broadening the membership base, new business development, and creating meaningful experiences for members to network, discover, and advance.
Prior to joining the ANA, Brian was the founder of DDB Media, LLC, a publisher and content provider to the healthcare industry and the publisher of WLS Lifestyles magazine. He is the co-author of Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies and Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook for Dummies. Brian was a frequent speaker at industry events, and has served on the board for the Walk From Obesity. Brian has over a decade of experience in the conference and tradeshow industry, with an impressive track record of launching events focusing on emerging technology markets. Brian has held leadership positions at Advanstar Communications, Inc., PrimeMedia, Inc., and Reed Exhibitions.