Bryan Swanson, Chief Operations Officer

A native of eastern Nebraska, Bryon Swanson graduated from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln with a Bachelor of Arts in English and from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota with a Master of Arts in Philanthropy and Donor Development. Having led non-profits as Stewardship Director, Chief Development Officer, Chief Financial Officer and president has provided Bryon with broad experience in accounting, finance, capital campaigns and strategic planning for both national and international impact. However, the most fun and rewarding anchor within his professional career has been serving the needs of families through gift and estate design for nearly 30 years. As an Estate Specialist Team Leader for PhilanthroCorp, Bryon has been provided with unique opportunities to advance the life-changing impact of over 100 schools, churches, universities, health care agencies, and a variety of other charities. Each entity has such committed and faithful staff, volunteers and stakeholders. Bryon is thankful to have a part in serving these individuals and families through the tangible and meaningful process of estate planning. Bryon and his wife Beverly live in Colorado Springs with their daughters Maggie and Sophie. Bryon enjoys his church, spending time with family and friends, gardening and woodworking.