At the early age of 12 years old, Bryan’s interests included firearms, gunsmithing, and competitive shooting. Looking to turn his passion into a career, Bryan founded PDX Arsenal in 2011 at the age of 21. He began his instructing career as a simulation expert working with local law enforcement and Oregon national guard service members. Realizing that he had more to offer the community, Bryan began instructing concealed carry classes for both the National Rifle Association and Utah’s Bureau of Criminal Identification. Since founding PDX Arsenal, Bryan has personally certified over 13,000 Portland, OR area residents, and is revered as a top level instructor.