Bryant Group Companies


Welcome to the Bryant Group

Bryant Group Companies, Inc. (BG) is a private holding company founded by entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist John Hope Bryant, and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.  BG invests principally in its own operations, partnerships, companies and opportunities, including Bryant Group Real Estate, LLC.

John Hope Bryant is also the founder of Operation HOPE, America’s first non-profit social investment banking organization and a global provider of financial literacy and economic empowerment tools and services to low-wealth individuals everywhere.

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Advice and Counsel. BG engages in select projects in concert with and on behalf of leading edge companies, as well as respected CEOs and leaders representing private sector, governments and non-governmental organizations, both domestically and internationally, through its boutique consulting arm Bryant Group Consulting.

Thought Leadership. Building extensively on the business and life philosophy of company founder John Hope Bryant, BG has now extended itself into the area of what we term “thought leadership,” effectively exporting Bryant’s identified "best practices," and overall leadership philosophy through what we call Bryant Speaks. Through Bryant Speaks the outside world access the living, constantly updating, real-time leadership-life database of company founder John Hope Bryant. Bryant Speaks features everything from John Hope Bryant Podcasts on iTunes, to many of his writings which are featured and regularly updated on his John Hope Bryant Blog, to the latest news and information on Bryant’s latest book on leadership, LOVE LEADERSHIP, scheduled for an August, 2009 release by leading business and leadership imprint Jossey-Bass, part of the Wiley Publishing group. Availability and informational inquiries to secure Mr. Bryant as your speaker for both domestic and international speaking engagements, are also managed through Bryant Speaks.

Bryant Group Africa Mr. Bryant is passionate about the world, but most particularly, the future of the African continent, and is further mesmerized by the rich history and immense talents of the continent’s more than 700 million people. For this reason, and in part inspired by friend and mentor, former UN Ambassador and civil rights icon Andrew Young, the Bryant family has amassed a one of a kind collection of more than 100 collector quality Shona Stone sculptures, most of which are featured through Bryant Group Africa. For the discriminating art lover, Bryant Group Africa offers select pieces for private, corporate or institutional purchase, but in a broader effort to simply expose and educate more of the world to the beauty and talent that is Africa, the company also maintains a policy of providing more than a quarter of its collection on loan, at no cost, to important friends of African culture. Bryant Group Africa pieces on loan can be seen at distinguished locations such as the City Club on Bunker Hill, a leading private business club in downtown Los Angeles, California.

Giving back. Mr. Bryant is also the founder of Operation HOPE, America’s first non-profit social investment banking organization and a global provider of financial literacy and economic empowerment tools and services to low-wealth individuals everywhere. Having served more than one million individuals to date, and operating in 68 U.S. communities and 6 cities in South Africa, Mr. Bryant is committed to giving back, and works to encourage world leaders in business, government and civil society to incorporate a sense of giving back, and "doing good, and doing well too," into everything they do. The Bryant Family Foundation is the Bryant family’s own personal, modest attempt to do even more, making amongst other things, select annual investments in scholarships for deserving young men and women, principally from under-served communities, but excluding no one for consideration. A portion of the proceeds from all Bryant Group related business activities, benefit the Bryant Family Foundation. Welcome to the world of Bryant Group Companies, Inc. Our business is empowerment.

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Bryant Group Media Services Presents

John HOPE Bryant at the World Economic Forum in Davos

"What Wins Now Debate Series in China" With John Bryant