Casey is a fifth generation Montanan who was born and raised in East Helena, Montana. He has been involved in film and television production for over sixteen years. As a wildlife naturalist, host and actor, Casey has worked on numerous feature films, television wildlife documentaries, and non-profit educational programs. Casey is the author of "The Story of Brutus: My life with Brutus the Bear and Grizzlies of North America" and contributes to various other publications. Casey is the host and executive producer of the Nat Geo WILD Channel series “Expedition Wild” and "America the Wild". He is the recipient of the 2010 Panda Award for Best Presenter-Led Program for Expedition Grizzly at the Wildscreen Festival in Bristol, UK. Casey is a public speaker and was recently nominated to speak at TEDx Jackson Hole Wyoming. He is the trainer and best friend of Brutus the Bear and the co-owner and director of the Montana Grizzly Encounter, a grizzly bear sanctuary in Bozeman, Montana.