Brian Peck ‘17 from McKinney, Texas is a double major in Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics. He is the son of Chris and Sara Peck. Brian currently serves as Commanding Officer of Parson’s Mounted Calvary (PMC). In addition to commanding PMC, Brian is a drummer in the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band, and a member of B-Battery.
As a sophomore, Brian served as the Drum Corporal for the Aggie Band and a Fire Team Leader. During his junior year, Brian was appointed to Artillery Band Staff where he served as the Personnel & Professional Development Sergeant. Since the fall of his sophomore year he has been very active with Parson’s Mounted Cavalry, while also maintaining his responsibilities in the Band. Brian is also an active member of the General O.R. Simpson Honor Society, tutoring and mentoring other cadets.
Outside the Corps, Brian serves as the President of the National Agri-Marketing Association (Texas A&M Chapter) and is a member of the Association’s National Competitive Marketing Team. For the past two years, Brian has served in various leadership positions within United Campus Ministries (UCM), including Co-President, and Covenant and Bible Study Leader. He traveled with UCM to Burgundy, France and spent time living in the Taizé (monastic) community. Given the choice, Brian would spend most of his days outdoors as he is an avid duck hunter and fisherman.
In the summer of 2015, Brian was selected into the Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Program in Washington D.C., serving as the Agricultural Public Policy intern for Chairman Pete Session (TX-32), U.S. House of Representatives. This past summer he interned with the Animal Health and Nutrition Division of HJ Baker, a multi-national agribusiness company, where he assisted in developing a multi-dimensional market-forecasting tool, and created a more comprehensive risk management policy.
Upon graduation Brian plans a career in the agriculture industry focusing on the financial and policy aspects of agriculture with plans to return to school to pursue an MBA.
Brian embodies our Corps of Cadets core values in all that he does, and represents the very best of our Corps. He is an intelligent, disciplined, and caring leader who leads from the front and paves the way for success for himself and his people. He will no doubt go on to great success in all of his future endeavors. He is one of the very best that our country has to offer!