Brien grew up in Shoreview, Minnesota, playing football, basketball, and rugby throughout high school. He attended the University of Kansas, and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in Business.
After graduation, Brien began his career in the financial industry, working with Ameriprise Financial in multiple roles. Most recently as a Financial Advisor in Nashville, specialized in holistic financial planning. In early 2024, he deciding to move home to Minnesota and join M&E Catalyst Group as a Paraplanner.
Outside of work, Brien, enjoys spending time with family and friends, while also volunteering in the community. He is passionate about staying active, and can usually be found in the gym. He's also a passiontate Kansas Jayhawk basketball fan. Rock Chalk!