Bryan operates a cattle feedlot in Stockton, Iowa. Bryan and his wife, Lisa, are enthusiastic environmental stewards of the land as such have been actively involved in implementing combined heat and power (CHP) anaerobic digester projects on their property. Bryan received his degree in Agricultural Business in 1982 from Iowa State University. His past experiences include being a 3-year letterman on the Iowa State University baseball team, leadership roles in the Iowa Farm Bureau, serving two terms in the Iowa Legislature (one term in the Iowa House and one term in the Iowa Senate), and current service as Chair of the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Biomass Conversion committee. Bryan and Lisa have two children and five grandchildren.