An Ohio native, Brett earned a B.S. in Public Policy Management at the University of Akron and a Masters in Public Administration at Kent State University. After working in human resources for several years at a regional grocery store, Brett migrated from northeast Ohio to Columbus. He spent 12 years as the human resources manager for a local credit union there. During that time, Brett was active in the local chapter of the Society for Human Research Management, serving on its board of directors and as government affairs manager and treasurer. He recently relocated to the Washington D.C. area to take his position at EWG. Brett enjoys genealogy and stamp collecting as well as traveling. He’s hoping to get to Istanbul, Rome and St. Petersburg soon.