Born in Toronto, ON and raised in Edmonton, AB, Bryan is a twenty-two (22) year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy as a Surface Operations Officer in frigates, destroyers and underway replenishment vessels.
Following his retirement in 2012, Bryan moved to Manitoba where he served roles in the federal public service, as Program Manager for Undergraduate Medical Education at the University of Manitoba’s College of Medicine, and most recently as Executive Director, Infrastructure at Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living. Bryan established himself in leading and managing a capital infrastructure program representing in excess of $1.5 billion in public investment.
Bryan has been recognized as a highly motivated, results-driven, independent professional with experience successfully leading teams through dynamic change and a track record of understanding and meeting complex organizational needs. He is a team builder who has demonstrated experience in building and growing networks of influence and expertise while continuing to serve Canada, through positively motivating, inspiring, and leading change.
Bryan earned his Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Ottawa in 2009. He has a keen interest in entrepreneurship, systems design and organizational behaviour.
When not otherwise engaged in professional pursuits, Bryan spends the remainder of his time enjoying his home in Winnipeg with his wife Kathryn.