Brett possesses over 17 years of non-profit experience. Prior to joining the agency, he was the Executive Director of Los Angeles Team Mentoring, Inc. (LATM), a non-profit organization that operates the TEAMWORKS Program, Under his leadership the TEAMWORKS program was evaluated by Public/Private Ventures, a national evaluator and named a "best practices" mentoring program by the US Department of Education.
Prior to joining LATM, Brett was the Executive Director of Kids n' U, Inc., a New York City-based non-profit youth serving organization sponsored by Michael Kors. Kids N' U, Inc. administered two premier programs Kids Cook Too, a culinary program for high school students and S-Team, a self esteem program for homeless children.
Brett holds a BA in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University and an MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Washington University. He is Vice President of the HIV/AIDS Provider Network, a Steering Committee Member of the San Francisco Human Services Network, Co-Chair of the DPH Community Based Organization Taskforce, an Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club Board Member, and a former Gill Foundation LGBT Fellow. Brett currently volunteers as a mentor at Larkin Street Youth Services.