Brian Cavanaugh, a.k.a. "BC" in the contract world of archaeology, first appeared on the BVAR scene as a field student in 1999. Prior to this he graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in Anthropology. He returned to Belize in the summer of 2001 to work at the Pook's Hill plazuela group and to assist at Actun Halal and the reconnaissance of several new caves. Since 2000 Brian has been an archaeologist with the Louis Berger Group, Inc., and has excavated in east coast states from Maine to North Carolina and as far west as Iowa.