President, Island Olive Oil
We are a retailer and wholesaler of the freshest, highest quality olive oils and specialty gourmet products. Island Olive Oil has two retail locations, as well as warehouse and distribution center that supplies many of the well-known restaurants and hotels in the state.
Brian grew up on O’ahu and has always had a passion for fresh, high quality food and ingredients. He worked in the food business for almost a decade before joining the United States Army in 2001. He served for eight years and then worked in the defense industry in various executive roles throughout his early career before venturing back into the food business. His ability to “think outside the box” helped him to acquire a wide range of talents from managing billion-dollar projects, to rebranding his current business and aligning it with the correct target market.
Brian holds a Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute and has earned a Master of Business Administration Hawaii Pacific University, and a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Oklahoma.
He spends much of his much of his free time on advisory boards for different companies, as well as giving back to various culinary programs within the state.
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