Bryan graduated from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia in 2012 with a concentration in Metro Urban ministry. Bryan completed his undergraduate studies at a Lutheran school Lenoir-Rhyne University and also completed a certification in youth and family ministry from The Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg. Bryan is a life long Lutheran and grew up at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Stafford, VA which is part of the Virginia Synod. After graduating from college he spent several years as a retail manager before going to work with his mother in her real estate business. It was from there that Bryan sensed a call to ministry and decided to enter seminary in 2008. His father is also a pastor and now serves as pastor of St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Norfolk, VA. Bryan is passionate about ministry and teaching a new generation of church into what it means to be disciples of Jesus Christ. Bryan and his partner Matt live in Conshohocken with their two dogs, Mia and Vegas.