Brian Decoud

Advanced Planning Advisor

Office Phone: (310) 521-4427
FAX: (310) 521-1235


Brian was born in Los Angeles and had an adventurous youth moving frequently while his father served in the United States Air Force. Once his father retired, Brian and his family returned to Los Angeles where he attended Loyola High School. He furthered his education receiving a degree in Spanish along with a minor in Education from the University of Southern California.

For the past 40 years, Brian has enjoyed living in the West LA area. Prior to this he lived in both St. Louis and Denver, where he met his wife.

Before joining the Green Hills, Brian worked in the Sales and Marketing where he gained valuable experience in the Educational Service, Pharmaceutical, Aerospace, and Insurance industries. Brian chose Green Hills due to his desire to assist families in making emotionally rational and financially responsible end of life decisions for themselves and their loved ones. He quickly has become a Trusted Advance Planning Advisor.


Brian has been with Green Hills for over two years and truly feels honored to lift the burden of end of life planning for so many families. His finds pure joy interacting and developing personal connection to families whether they are visiting loved ones in the park or planning their own arrangements.

A highlight in his time at Green Hills was being chosen to represent his Advance Planning colleagues on a committee that is focused on improving customer experiences.


Brian enjoys volunteering annually for Veterans and First Responders. He is a member of the Lomita VFW Post and is committed to cooking there and helping with their clothing drives in support of Veterans.

One day, Brian hopes to take a trip with his wife of 30 years to Madrid, Spain. This is a special place to him he visited in college and would treasure the opportunity to experience it with his wife.

Brian is involved in the world of Competitive Barbeque and is a Master Certified BBQ Judge and Ambassador. He enjoys being a backyard Pitmaster and leading the group of Los Angeles-based judges that make monthly visits to BBQ restaurants.

Outside of work and hobbies, you will find Brian spending quality time with his wife and two daughters!