Brian is a sixth generation Wyoming rancher and Air Force veteran.  When not working in the legislature, he works on the family farm and ranch in Converse County.  He also helps develop oil, gas and wind energy on the family ranch.

A Converse County native, Brian graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Russian and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science.  After graduating from UW, he entered the active duty Air Force, serving in various capacities in the land based portion of our country’s nuclear triad. 

As a Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Crew Commander, he has led airmen in providing a safe, secure and effective strategic deterrent in F.E. Warren Air Force Base's nuclear missile complex.  He has also worked staff jobs at the unit and headquarters levels.  While serving full time in the military, he completed his MBA in agribusiness from the University of Nebraska.

After six years of active service, he returned to his family’s ranch in Converse County.  Since being appointed to the Wyoming Senate in 2015, Brian has fought tirelessly for common sense conservative principles and has helped cut $1 billion in biennial costs out of the state budget.


He will continue to be a voice for his constituents, rural communities and veterans.  He is currently serving on the Corporations Committee, Agriculture Committee (Chairman) and the Select Federal Natural Resource Management Committee (Chairman).  He and his wife Nicole live in Douglas with their daughter Therese.