Brian Hussey was born in Savannah, educated through local private parochial schools and earned a BBA in Business Administration from Savannah State University. Brian owns and operates Bow Tie Consulting, a financial services and technology firm. In 2006, Brian co-founded the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society, a family support group to benefit people with Down syndrome and their families through local leadership in support, outreach, education and advocacy. Brian lives in Savannah with his wife Pam and three children: Ryan (33), Brennan (27) and Sean (12), who has Down syndrome.