President & CEO
Founded Heartland Barge in January 1999, Brian has extensive industry knowledge and expertise in barge management, operations, marketing and finance. Brian began his marine career with Consolidated Grain & Barge and then worked at Midwest Marine Management prior to launching Heartland. An entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the marine industry has Brian continuously exploring new initiatives and strategies to expand Heartland’s business. Brian received a B.S. in Agribusiness Economics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois.