Bryan is a graduate of Central Michigan University, with an undergraduate degree in education and a masters degree in non-profit/business management. He volunteered with Outreach360 (formerly Orphanage Outreach) several times before joining the staff full time in January, 2006. Bryan lived in the Dominican Republic where he was the Orphanage Outreach Team Director, responsible for leading all volunteers. Bryan lives in Traverse City, Michigan with his wife and twin girls.