Brien brings over 25 years of food manufacturing experience in engineering, operations management, and continuous improvement. He currently serves as the President of BK Engineering and Consulting, a firm that helps food manufacturing and food packaging companies support growth initiatives while reducing costs and improving processes.
Prior to BK Engineering and Consulting, Brien spent 12 years at Bay Valley Foods, serving as Plant Manager, Engineering Director, Senior Director of Operations, and Senior Director of Engineering, respectively.
Brien earned his B.S. in Engineering Mechanics and Astronautics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.