Brian is an instructional designer in the professional learning and instructional design unit for NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES). Brian has worked as an adult educator, trainer and instructional designer for more than eight years. Brian has taught a variety of certification and professional development courses at the collegiate level as well as in collaboration with the United States government. Brian is currently certified in CISSP, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional, AWS Solutions Architect and an AWS Cloud Practitioner. Brian is also currently pursuing a M.S. in education from NC State University. Outside of work, Brian enjoys hiking, sports and spending time with his family.