John B. Bryan
John B. Bryan is the co-founder, principal, and President of Marathon Group. Always focused on business development in the dealer and call-center sector, Mr. Bryan has piloted the Marathon Group through critical transition phases, including mergers/acquisitions, capitalizations/financing and regulatory compliance, while also managing operational functions such as professional/technical staffing, budget reductions, business planning and treasury controls. He also oversees Marathon Group’s strategic planning, project valuation, due diligence, deal parameter and negotiation processes. For example, in 2014, Mr. Bryan accomplished the successful roll-out of Sparta Capital Management as the finance piece of Marathon Group’s vertical integration, negotiating a multi-million line of credit from strategic partner Texas Capital Bank.
His entrepreneurial and operational experience includes automotive sales, finance/lending, hospitality, real estate and energy.
Mr. Bryan holds dual degrees from Texas Christian University, and is fluent in Spanish. As a veteran of the US Marine Corps, he is a tireless advocate of veterans’ issues in addition to his many other charitable endeavors.