In his youth, Bryan studied classical guitar and music theory and composition. His intense passion for music, sound and rhythm has greatly influenced his eclectic and unique songwriting style. Bryan performs at different venues as a solo act, with a band, or as a freelance guitarist. He also teaches, coaches and mentors fellow guitarists and songwriters. Professionally, Bryan is an independent strategic research consultant. He is a military veteran, and served honorably with the amphibious forces of the United States Navy. Bryan's strategic research consulting website is Via Consulting.