- Brian was born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana. His first year of college was in Rose Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He graduated from College of the Ozarks (Branson, Missouri) with a degree in Aviation Science. Brian has worked in the aviation industry in Wichita since 1978 and is now President of D&O Engineering where he has worked since 1979. Kathy and Brian met in college and were wed April 2, 1977. They were both baptized in September of 1979 at the Clearwater Church of Christ. They moved from Clearwater to Wichita and started worshipping at Northside in 1980.
Brian became a deacon in 1988 and became deacon of education in 1990. He became an elder in 1999.
Kathy grew up in Missouri and met Brian at college. Kathy’s degree is in mathematics. At Northside she has taught Sunday School classes for children of all ages, is a supporter of Bible Bowl, helps weekly with the guest luncheons, and helps teach the Terrific Tuesdays classes. Her hobbies include crocheting and reading.
Brian and Kathy home schooled all eight of their children from preschool through high school and enjoy visiting them in their various locations.