Off the Court

Over the years, Bryan has served in various positions and on boards which have provided guidance for associations and coalitions. He has also received awards for his service and support. A sampling is listed below.


The-Team-Coalition-LogoNational Co-Chairman, The TEAM Coalition— Alongside co-chairman Elizabeth Dole, this public/private partnership targeted effective alcohol management in public assembly facilities to temper problems in stadia related to excessive drinking.  Its efforts reduced alcohol-related difficulties as fans returned home from sporting events.

The-School-of-Communications-QuinnipiacBoard of Advisors Quinnipiac University School of Communications



Consumer-Electronics-AssociationBoard of Industry Leaders Consumer Electronics Association



University-of-Central-MissouriDistinguished Alumni of the YearUniversity of Central Missouri



Cable-FAX-100Cable Fax Daily 100— Named three times to this list of the cable industry’s most influential executives.



Shriners-Hospital-for-Children“Because We Care” Program; Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia–The Burns family’s contributions to the hospital are recognized on a predominately displayed plaque at the hospital and at the Shriners International headquarters in Tampa.


The-Academy-of-Digital-PioneersAcademy of Digital Television Pioneers— The Academy includes leaders from manufacturing, broadcasting, government, the engineering community and media who paved the way for the United States’ conversion to digital television.