In November 2009, Brian C. O'Donnell was elected to his first term as a Dearborn City Councilman. He has been participating in Dearborn activities for the past twenty years; twelve as a student and for the past eight years as a homeowner. For the last five years, O'Donnell has been affiliated with a mid-sized biotech company located in San Diego, Ca. in pharmaceutical sales.
Neighborhood stabilization is a priority for the councilman.O'Donnell has served as a City Beautiful commissioner and then as the vice president of the Dearborn Federation of Neighborhood Associations. He also serves as a trustee of the Dearborn Hills Civic Association.
A graduate of Divine Child High School, he earned his Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology from Madonna University. He also earned a Master of Business Administration, with emphasis in leadership studies, from Baker College.
O'Donnell is married to Julia and is the father of Sean, 3, and 2-month-old Catherine "Ce-Ce." He is a frequent volunteer with a variety of civic associations, enjoys spending time with his family, and is an avid history buff. An enthusiastic runner, he has completed a full marathon as well as a number of half marathons, and looks forward to training for additional distance events.