Bryan was born in Mansfield, Ohio but grew up in Brandon, Florida. Bryan and his family moved to Arizona during his sophomore year of high school, where he finished high school and studied Finance at Arizona State University. After beginning a career with The Vanguard Group, Bryan and his family moved back to Tampa where he began a 15-year career in the restaurant industry as a General Manager at some of Tampa’s premier restaurants. After the pandemic disrupted the restaurant industry, Bryan decided to return to the financial services industry and has since earned his Series 6, Securities Industry Essentials (SIE), and Life Insurance & Variable Annuity licenses. Bryan is now a Registered Assistant with GFA Financial and uses his hospitality skills to create an excellent client experience and enjoys helping clients with their retirement planning.