Brian is the founder and lead instructor for Pinnacle Tactical Solutions. He has been an FBI Special Agent for 28 years, a member of the FBI SWAT Team for 26 years, and the FBI SWAT Team Leader for almost 24 of those years. He has been the FBI Police Training Coordinator for 20 years, being responsible for all training conducted for state and local law enforcement agencies by the FBI Sacramento Field Office.
Brian holds a number of instructor certifications in a broad range of tactical and firearms areas and is a certified FBI Master Instructor. He has designed several SWAT and tactical courses of instruction to include train-the-trainer courses. Brian has provided SWAT, tactical and firearms training to hundreds of federal, state and local law enforcement officers from throughout the country.
Brain has provided tactical consultation to a number of tactical teams in Northern California and maintains an extensive tactical network throughout the state.
Brian's professional experience also includes crisis management, protective services details (PSDs) for Cabinet-level officials, and operational and training experience in Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan. His recognized skills in tactical training and executive protection are held in highest regard within the tactical community - both within the FBI as well as within the Northern California tactical community.
Brian is a member of the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA), California Association of Tactical Officers (CATO), International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI), American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), Bureau of Diplomatic Security and the National Rifle Association (NRA)