Brian currently serves as CEO of Christy Industrial Holdings with four operating units which mine, manufacture and distribute industrial ceramic products for the global heavy industries. He also serves as president of Christy Catalytics, LLC.
He began his career with Christy Refractories immediately following graduation from college. He sequentially held the positions of Research and Development Engineer, Environmental Compliance Officer, Assistant Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Sales and Marketing before he became President of Christy Catalytics in 2004 when this business was formed. He subsequently served as president of each of the various Christy affiliates before becoming CEO of the holding company in 2011.
Brian has served on various civic, education, charitable and corporate boards and currently serves on the boards of Rhodey Construction, The Refractories Institute and True Vine Christian Services.
- 1990 B.S. Ceramic Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology Magna Cum Laude
- 1991 M.S. Ceramic Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology
- Vistage member for 15+ years