Bryan co-founded Prairie Capital in 1997 and currently serves as a Partner of the firm. Prior to Prairie, Bryan was a Senior Vice President of commercial banking at American National Bank & Trust Company, an $8 billion subsidiary of Bank One (now part of JP Morgan Chase). Overseeing more than $70 million in preferred stock investments in this division, he also served on the Investment Committee of ANB Mezzanine.
Bryan sits on the Board of Directors for Fifth Third Bancorp. Bryan is also a Visiting Committee Member of the Physical Sciences Department at the University of Chicago, which fosters dialogue and creates links with the broader community. Bryan supports two Chicago Area schools that specialize in education for bright students with learning differences: 1) Wolcott, a college-prep high school, and 2) Hyde Park Day School, a first through eighth grade school. He lives with his wife and three children in Winnetka, IL.