Society of Human Resources Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and
KY Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA)
Certified and awarded Master Facilitator and Edutainer
Professional Actor/Voice Over Artist and Storyteller
President & CEO | Master Edutainer
Brian Simmons, SHRM-SCP, is the Founder, President and CEO of four businesses focused on human behaviors in workplace environments and business relationships. (Business Education Services and Training Companies, LLC; Best Workforce Development Group; BEST Edutainment, LLC; and BEST Creations, LLC) Mr. Simmons provides business education services primarily related to reinventing workplace environments and processes while reeducating Members of the modern day workforce. Additionally, Brian creates, designs and facilitates customized workplace development courses and keynote workshops in subject matter expert areas which include: leadership and supervisory behaviors, workplace behavior management, workplace violence awareness and prevention, emerging workplace technologies, strategic change management strategies, employment law application and exceptional business relationship skills and civility. Brian also provides professional narration, voice over and acting services for several workplace instructional videos, audio books and e-learning modules.
Mr. Simmons is nationally known and recognized for his unique “Edutainment” style of presentation delivery and facilitation. His presentations are "Educational. Engaging. Entertaining." He has received several speaking and acting awards, outstanding Client evaluations and project quality accolades. Brian received special recognition from the KY Chamber of Commerce for achieving a perfect 5.0 rating from all participants at one of his State Conference sessions, an achievement rarely attained by Speakers.
Brian is known as the “Paul Harvey of Facilitation”, the “Superman of Supervisor Training”, the “Les Brown of Motivation”, the “Napoleon Hill of Success” and a proven “5.0 PRO” - Presenter Rated Outstanding.
Brian, a Kentucky Native Son, attended Murray State University and is a Veteran of the United States Air Force. He is a Senior Certified Professional of Human Resources and often appears as the HR Expert in statewide media and on WKYT’s public affairs television program, Kentucky Newsmakers with Bill Bryant. Mr. Simmons is active in supporting various non-profit organizations and community relationship activities by hosting a five-time Emmy-nominated educational television series, kNOwMORE Nonprofits, which focuses on the impact of non-profits.
Some of his current and former client relationships include: the KY Bar Association, University of KY Federal Credit Union, the City of Somerset, KY, USA, Secure KY, USIOL/Stephens Instruments, Univance, Southeast KY Economic Development Corporation (SKED), NC Rehabilitation Association, KY Tourism Industry Association, Kenney Orthopedics, Godolphin, Barnes and Noble College Division and Somerset Community College.