Brian Gilreath

Director of Business Development - Process Industries

Above all else, relationships matter most. People do business with firms and people they know and trust. AEI's culture promotes this and understands the importance of these elements.”

As an experienced business development professional, Brian joins AEI’s process group with an extensive background in process equipment distribution, water treatment, and mechanical contracting. Actively contributing to many of the largest life science and advanced manufacturing projects within the US over the last two decades, Brian understands the level of effort and rapport it takes to excel in these types of environments. Brian's success in the marketplace is defined by his focus on project requirements and asking the right questions. His active listening and engagement ensure he fully understands the project objectives and client needs.

Brian is a go-to resource within AEI for all engineering-led business development opportunities. Brian specializes in process engineering related to life science upstream and downstream, clean water technologies, buffer systems, clean steam loops, and all critical path components. Other areas of focus include semiconductor bulk gas, specialty gas, ultrapure water, and waste treatment.

Outside work, Brian enjoys golfing, playing the guitar and drums, coaching youth baseball with his son, being a cheer dad with his daughter, and seeking out the best red wine and complimentary cuisine with his wife.