Brian J. McKenna graduated from Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology in 1998 and worked his way up to Level II status in MT, PT, UT, and RT. He spent several years of his career in the construction industry, working in California, Alaska, and even some for time in the Middle East. In December of 1998, McKenna started the company Engineering & Inspections in Hawaii, which began with three employees and grew to 18 full time employees. In January of 2007, the company opened its Pennsylvania office with three employees, and it grew to 75 employees before the COVID-19 pandemic. In March of 2022, the company opened its Tulsa operations with six employees. Engineering & Inspections International offer all the basic NDE services along with computed radiography, digital radiography, phased array ultrasonic testing, and automated ultrasonic testing.
McKenna was also instrumental in helping start the Hawaii Section of ASNT and served as its president for many years before leaving Hawaii.