In this video produced by Headwaters Economics, homeowner Brodey Simkins describes the tragedy of losing his home to wildfire and his commitment to rebuilding with wildfire in mind.
Brent is a mix of artist, technician and jack-of-all-tradesman. After growing up off-grid in central Oregon and spending most of his life in Montana, he understands life in rural communities. Brent provides web and media support to Headwaters, offering a holistic balance between technical need and creative expression. He is passionate about telling other people’s stories through images, moving and still. He holds a B.S. in Technology Education from Montana State University. In his free time, you can find him with a camera in hand, hiking Montana’s many mountains and traveling the world with his family.