President, Praxis8, Jonesboro, AR, USA
Brian has over ten years of experience as a Senior Member of ASQ, served as past chairman of the Northeast Arkansas ASQ membership section, with nine years of experience as an Senior Examiner for the Arkansas Governor’s Quality Award program (his state's Baldrige Performance Excellence Program), and six years experience as a member of the United States Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 176. Brian started in his IT career in 1995, learning quality principles when the IBM technical support office where he worked started applying for registration to the (then current) ISO 9002 standard. At various positions since then at manufacturing, distribution, and service organizations, he has worked as IT and Project Manager for technical teams of software developers, network technicians, and electrical and mechanical engineers. He has assisted in a consulting role to several service, distribution, and manufacturing organizations to achieve registration to the ISO 9001 standard.