Bryan Hawthorne

Senior Managing Director

About Bryan

As a senior managing director at 1898 & Co., Bryan manages all financial aspects of the global practice, seeing that client projects are managed efficiently and set up to deliver successfully.

Bryan attended the University of Oklahoma, where he studied mechanical engineering. Beginning his career as a project development engineer, he provided siting and development services for power generation projects before leading teams in Arizona and California. During that time, he led a growing team of engineers and analysts, supporting clients across the western United States with management consulting, asset planning, grid modernization, security and risk management, strategic acquisition assistance, and technology solutions that include software development, systems integration and business analytics. Moving into his current senior managing director role in 2017, he has helped 1898 & Co. more than double in size since its inception and worked with leaders across the organization to support their critical client projects around the globe.

How Bryan helps his clients
As the senior managing director for finance, Bryan works with leaders across 1898 & Co. to make sure their projects are fully supported with the resources and tools they need to deliver successful results for their clients. Working with clients around the world, he helps invest and develop key services designed to address critical industry needs and let clients move forward faster. With over two decades supporting critical infrastructure clients in multiple regions, he brings a broad perspective to his work, helping set the vision for how 1898 & Co. can better deliver solutions for clients.

What motivates Bryan
Bryan enjoys the ability to interact with everyone across the organization, putting the pieces together to help people achieve their goals. Seeing teams be successful makes the challenging aspects of his work worth it in the end. Bryan believes his work is fun and is a very integral and valuable part of keeping everybody supported and motivated.

A little bit about Bryan
As a resident of Arizona, Bryan and his family spend a lot of time outdoors, hiking in the mountains or going on camping trips. Having owned multiple recreational vehicles in his life, he is always looking for a good road trip. He hopes to one day complete a grand tour of all the national parks in the West.


Capital Asset Planning

Strategic Asset Management

Transmission & Distribution Planning

Business Case Assessment