Bryan Brookes graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.A. in Linguistics (2006), and an M.A. (2008), and is a current M.A. student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Prior to YFC employment, he was an instructor and Ph.D. student at OSU.   Bryan joined Central Ohio Youth for Christ in 2009 as a part-time Volunteer Coordinator for the Franklinton Tutoring Program.  After serving in that role for 4 years, Bryan has assumed the role of Leadership Development Director and leads two other initiatives.

In 2012, Bryan partnered with Mission Columbus to launch the Columbus Tutoring Initiative; and he also is the Point Break Central Ohio Coordinator (anti-bullying workshop for middle and high schools).