Before becoming a Chamber of Commercial professional, Brian served four years in the US Army as a Military Intelligence Officer, eighteen years in the beverage industry with both Coca-Cola and Anheuser – Busch. He also served as the elected Chairman of the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners from 2005-2008.
Anderson began his Chamber career at the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce in 2008 and served 7 years in that capacity. He earned his Institute of Organizational Management certification from the US Chamber in 2012.
In 2015, Anderson was appointed as President & CEO of the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce. And he currently serves as Chairman of the Board for the Georgia Association of Chamber Executives (GACCE).
Anderson is a member of St Luke United Methodist Church. He was appointed to the State Workforce Development Board by Governor Nathan Deal in 2018. In 2017, he was appointed by Speaker David Ralston to serve on the House Commission on Transit Governance & Funding. For the last five years, Brian has been honored as one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians of the Year by Georgia trend magazine.