During his 38-year career with EY (Ernst & Young) until his retirement in June 2019, Bryan held multiple leadership roles, culminating as EY Global Leader – Entrepreneurship. He led the firm’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year program, which operates in over 50 countries and is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. He was a major contributor to the development of the EY Velocity digital program and of the “EY 7 Drivers of Growth” business model.
Bryan is the co-author of Daring to Compete (John Wiley & Sons, 2019) a book which identifies eight traits of successful entrepreneurs, details how to accelerate business growth, and outlines the importance of intuition in entrepreneurial decision making.
Bryan serves on a number of Advisory Boards and is working with a regional professional services firm to build a Strategic Business Planning Group. In these roles, he works with entrepreneurs and business leaders to define their vision for the future, identify goals and objectives, and establish a comprehensive, executable plan to enable the business to achieve its stated vision.
Bryan graduated from the Western University Ivey School of Business (London, Canada), and serves on their Advisory Board. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and has been a member of Vistage and has served on the board of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). Bryan also mentors select Endeavor Entrepreneurs.