President & CMO
The Birney Directive
Brian is president and CMO at The Birney Directive, which specializes in marketing strategies, social media, public relations and communication for small businesses and private practices. He is a Marine Corps veteran and served in Operation Enduring Freedom, during which he was recognized as Marine of the Quarter. While working as the director of marketing and communications at Crittenton Hospital, the hospital earned multiple awards including two silver-level advertising award in the Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards and an Interactive Advertising Competition (IAC) Award for Outstanding Website.
Birney is board president for the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce and president of the Lake Forest Homeowners’ Association Board. He is a graduate of Ferris State University where he earned a B.S. in public relations.
The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2016.