In addition to coaching students with career interests in business and the fine arts, Bryan manages employer relations and on-campus recruiting for the Piper Center. Prior to St. Olaf, Bryan was a member of the Student Services Team in the School of Business Administration at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT where he worked primarily with international students and students studying abroad. He has also worked in a variety of academic and international advising roles at several colleges and universities including Georgia Tech, Bellevue University, and Burlington College.
Bryan has a background in both higher education and corporate environments and enjoys coaching students to leverage their academic, internship, and extra-curricular achievements to obtain career and personal success.
Bryan has lived, worked and studied many time in Germany and has a particular interest in all things international. He speaks German and enjoys travelling and learning about new cultures and experiences. In his free time, he enjoys singing, playing the piano, cooking, theater, gardening and spending time with his family.
Bryan is a native of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania but has lived and worked in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; Atlanta, Georgia; Omaha, NE; Burlington, VT, and Munich, Germany. He is happy to now call Northfield, Minnesota his home, along with his husband and 9-year old son.
He is a graduate of Ursinus College (Go Bears!) and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and German. He is currently completing a Masters of Education in Higher Education Leadership at Penn State University. In addition, Bryan is certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), a joint certification of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) and the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE).