Brian LBrian L. Wallin is a 1965 graduate of Stonehill College, and earned his master’s degree in 1968 from American International College. He spent the first 20 years of his career as a radio and television news, reporter, anchor and producer in the Hartford CT, Springfield MA, Providence RI and Boston MA markets, also contributing to the NBC, CBS and ABC networks. He covered the America’s Cup yacht race series between 1967 and 1983 for national and international radio-TV news organizations. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Providence College and Salve Regina University. In 1984, he began a new career in health care management, serving in senior leadership positions with the Maryland Hospital Association, and with health care systems in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He holds national accreditation (APR) in the Public Relations Society of America. He retired in 2009 as Vice President of Kent Hospital in Warwick, RI where he remains active on several hospital committees. He has held appointments in numerous civic and professional organizations. He is a past president of the New England Society for Healthcare Communications and of the North Kingstown (RI) Rotary Club. He has been a member of the Varnum Armory & Varnum House Museums since 2008 and was named a trustee in 2013. Married in 1968, he and his wife Gail have one son and two grandsons. Brian is an avid guitarist, model railroader and marine model builder. He continues to do free-lance commercial and documentary voice-over narrations.