Bryan E. Glover joined Funders for LGBTQ Issues as the Communications Officer in October 2010. Over the past 20 years, he has served in a variety of capacities and professional environments, including work in the private sector with pharmaceutical and government clients, as well as 12 years of non-profit management and administrative experience. While based in Washington, DC for 14 years, he participated in the development and delivery of public health campaigns, public information and educational efforts, and outreach and strategic partnership building, as well as program development and implementation. That time included 5 years as coordinator of the DC AIDS Information Line at Whitman-Walker Clinic (during which he helped develop and deliver the Clinic's HIV/ADIS in the Workplace program), and over 2 years as Director of Operations at US Helping Us, People Into Living, Inc (where he helped develop and manage the organization's HIV prevention programs, organizational capacity and tenfold growth). Bryan has delivered presentations and spoken publicly on issues such as basic AIDS education, HIV/AIDS in the workplace, the development of HIV prevention programs to target populations, preventive HIV vaccines, children's grief issues, managing information hotlines, African American LGBTQ issues, sexism and spirituality.
Upon moving to New York City, Bryan began working as an independent arts producer, working to enhance and promote the careers of Black LGBTQ artists, as well as using his prior skills and management experiences to strengthen local arts non-profits. His work spans the disciplines of music, theater and performance art, including a production in the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival.
Over the years, he has served on the board and/or executive committees of Gay and Lesbian Education Fund (Washington, DC), DC Coalition of Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Men and Women, Washington Peace Center, Adodi National and Freedom Train Productions (NYC). He also co-founded Black Feminist Discussion Group (Washington, DC) and Adodi DC.
A proud native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mr. Glover has travelled extensively to various places around the world, including West Africa and Central America. He holds both a bachelor's (philosophy) and a master's degree (general studies in the humanities) from the University of Chicago.