Bryan is an Arizona native and has spent much of his professional career as an academic advisor. Most recently he held a position at Northern Arizona University as an Academic Advisor, Sr. in the Gateway Student Success Center. In this position he advised freshman and undeclared students. Prior to NAU, Bryan worked as an Academic Advisor for four years in the College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. He has also taught many campus-based and online courses for ASU including statistics, research methods, and various criminal justice subject areas. Bryan has bachelor degrees from Arizona State University in both Administration of Justice and Psychology as well as a MEd in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.