A 1997 graduate of St. Wendelin High School in Fostoria, and a 2018 graduate of Hondros College in Columbus, Brian obtained his Ohio Real Estate Salesperson License in 2005 (SAL.2004009425), and his Ohio Broker License in 2018 (BRKP.2017005805).
Brian has made the choice to be a Major Investor in RPAC, at the Golden R President’s Circle level. This is his investment in consumers to protect their rights to freely own and convey property. RPAC is the only consumer-facing PAC. Investments in RPAC protect things like the mortgage interest deduction, the National Flood Insurance Program, and has also preserved the capital gains exemption. RPAC supports issues and political candidates that support homeownership and private property rights.
Brian serves the Ohio REALTORS as State Political Coordinator for Sen. Rob McColley in Senate District 1.
Brian holds the professional designations of ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative through the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council); CRB (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager through the Real Estate Business Institute); CRS (Certified Residential Specialist through the Residential Real Estate Council); GRI (Graduate, REALTOR Institute through the Ohio REALTORS); and SRS (Seller Representative Specialist through the Real Estate Business Institute). He holds the professional certifications of C-RETS (Certified Real Estate Team Specialist through the Real Estate Business Institute); PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor through the National Association of REALTORS) and RENE (Real Estate Negotiation Expert through the Real Estate Business Institute). Brian is a C2EX (Commitment to Excellence) endorsed REALTOR® by the National Association of REALTORS®.
Brian serves as a board member (2020-2022) for Northwest Ohio REALTORS. He previously served as a board member for the former Heartland Board of REALTORS. Brian served on the task force to create the Northwest Ohio REALTORS from the merger of the former Heartland Board of REALTORS, and the Toledo Regional Association of REALTORS. He is also a member of the Ohio REALTORS, and the National Association of REALTORS.
In December 2017, Brian was named 2018 REALTOR of the Year for the former Heartland Board of REALTORS.
He has been commissioned as a Notary Public since 2000, and previous spent 15 years as an administrator in the public sector.
Brian serves St. Michael the Archangel Parish as a Lector, a Eucharistic Minister, member of the Parish Orchestra, and was a member of the School Advisory Council (2018-2020). He is an officer and former board member of the Kiwanis Club of Findlay (Board Member, 2016-17, 2018; Vice President, 2018-19; President-Elect, 2019-20). He also serves as 2020 Chair of the Advisory Board for the Findlay-Hancock County Chamber of Commerce.
Brian is a 2016 graduate of Hancock Leadership, and a 2018 graduate of the Ohio REALTORS Leadership Academy.
He serves as Finance Leader for the Ohio Residential Real Estate Council, and Chair of the State Political Coordinators Advisory Group for Ohio REALTORS. He has served on the Advisory Board for the Ohio REALTORS Leadership Academy (2019-20), and the Executive Committee (2019-20) for the Ohio REALTORS. He is also a member of the Legislative Steering Committee, RPAC/Political Fundraising, and Professional Standards Committees for Ohio REALTORS.
Brian has played trombone since 1988, and has bass trombone with the University of Findlay Symphonic Band, and the Findlay Civic Concert Band since 2009. He resides in Findlay with his wife (Dr. Katie Frederick), and their children.
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