Bryan spent 8 years active in the United States Marine Corps then studied International Development and Economics at the George Washington University. Since 1995 he has managed personnel and processes in the intelligence services fields for the Federal Government, managing operations in over 35 countries for contracts over $9 billion.
After years as a Signals Intelligence Analyst in the Marine Corps, he established himself in media exploitation and forensics. He managed a Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX) team where he directed the flow, handling, and distribution of materials from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. While managing the DOMEX team, he participated in the technical development of multiple software applications used still today by the National Ground Intelligence Center, Office of Naval Intelligence, Defense Intelligence Agency and National Media Exploitation Center.
In 2012 he joined Mission Essential as Director of BD to invigorate their Language and Intelligence analysis offerings with the primary goal of developing and winning large contracts deploying linguists and analysts to support the warfighter.