Bryan has been involved in theater technology and the arts for over 25 years. He has facilitated over 100 performances every year since becoming the Technical Director for Kirkland Fine Arts Center in 1996. He is the Kirkland Fine Arts Center resident Scenic, Lighting, and Sound designer. Bryan serves as chief resident technician for all Fine Arts and Series events and is responsible for maintaining the physical plant of the Center. As the Technical Director he has worked with many interesting individuals such as Bill Cosby, Little Richard, Jay Leno, and the former Secretary of State Colin Powell. There have also been many amazing groups which range from The Moscow Ballet, Stomp, and Cirque Eloize to Three Doors Down, Jason Mraz and One Republic, as well as many University events like the Millikin Faculty Holliday Jazz, Percussion Synergy and Vespers. Bryan received a B.F.A. in Scenic Design from the University of Illinois.