Brian became New Sector’s executive director in September 2017 as a recognized national leader in social impact and leadership development. He joined the New Sector team in 2011 in San Francisco as chief of staff and special assistant to the founder and CEO. He has served the organization in various capacities since that time, including San Francisco Bay Area site director and founding Twin Cities site director. Most recently, Brian oversaw New Sector’s programs in Boston, Chicago, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Twin Cities. His previous professional experience includes working for Jumpstart, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Barnes & Conti Associates, and Spotlight Consulting, a professional training and coaching firm. Brian holds a BA in political science from the University of St. Thomas. His hobbies include baseball, waffle making, and spending quality time with his wife and three young sons.
bgarshelis [at] newsector.org