About Bryan

Bryan is passionate about helping mid-market executives build and sustain a framework and process for technology alignment to business objectives. By developing a new strategic direction driving IT operations excellence, Bryan helps clients achieve transformative business results. Coming from a dynamic career of increasingly larger assignments, ever-expanding complexities, and scores of stakeholders, he has honed his ability to stay constantly informed, synthesize efficiently, prioritize effectively, and execute with precision across all scenarios. Whether the project is large or small, Bryan’s hindsight truly becomes his client’s foresight, and his natural coaching and mentoring style serve to build up the executive’s awareness and capabilities to know and do more than they thought possible.

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How Bryan Has Helped Optimize Business Performance

  • As CIO of major electric utility for over 4 years, led transformation of the professional technology team consisting of 523 FTE’s, and responsible for an $89M annual operating budget and $126m annual capital
  • Initiated e-commerce program for major direct marketing company which enabled a whole new channel for customers to engage directly with company and significantly reduced call and wait time to call
  • Utilizing best practice transformed a disjointed group of project managers into a formal project management office delivering highly structured, predictable, project management services to the organization in a manner which aligned to the company’s strategic
  • As CIO and designated CIP Senior Manager led multiple utility-based companies through NERC CIP compliance programs, cyber security overhauls, audit preparation, and actual audits, achieving consistent compliance and cyber security
  • Oversaw design, engineering, construction, and commissioning of two major tier IV data centers and associated control rooms for a major independent system operator operating the largest wholesale electricity market in the world

Technology Executive Experience

  • Vice President & Chief Information Officer – Arizona Public Service (APS)
  • Vice President Information Technology – Midwest ISO (MISO)
  • Vice President & Chief Information Officer – IDACORP Inc. & Idaho Power Company
  • Vice President & Chief Technology Officer – Bears Creek Corporation – Harry & David
  • Director Information Services – Shasta County California
  • Director Information Systems and Services – City of Fort Worth, Texas
  • Deputy Director Management Information Service – Stanislaus County California

Clients and Companies Served

  • Arizona Public Service (Electric Utility)
  • Midwest ISO (Electric Transmission)
  • IDACORP Inc. & Idaho Power Company (Electric Utility)
  • Bear Creek Corporation – Harry & David (Direct Mail)
  • GridSME (Energy Consulting)
  • Placer Counter Water Agency (Water Utility)
  • SpiderOAK
  • Nexient (Custom Software Development)
  • AZ MEP (Manufacturing Extension Program)
  • ChangeSync (SaaS)


Masters – Science of Systems Management, University of Southern California

BA – Computer Science, Hiram College


Industry Experience

  • Electric Utility
  • Generation
  • Transmission
  • Distribution
  • Retail Operation
  • ISO/RTO’s
  • Energy Markets
  • Reliability
  • Water Utility
  • Technology


  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Planning
  • Execution
  • Technology/Business Alignment
  • Development
  • Mentoring

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