At the early age of 12 years old, Bryan’s interests included firearm safety, 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. Bryan worked as manager for some of the largest firearm manufacturers in the world like Sig Sauer Inc, Smith & Wesson corp. as well as Crimson Trace corp. Realizing that he had more to offer the community, Bryan began instructing multi-state concealed handgun licensing classes for both the National Rifle Association (NRA) as well as Utah’s Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI). Since founding PDX Arsenal LLC, Bryan has grown PDX Arsenal into Portland’s premier concealed handgun licensing and firearm training company. He has personally certified over 15,500 Portland, OR area residents, and is revered as a top level instructor.