Bryan Hogan is the CEO, president, & co-owner of Afidence. Bryan’s experience spans over 30 years in the IT industry and is seeded with a deep sense of integrity, strong business acumen, and industry leadership. As an ISTJ, he values logic, integrity, and standards.


Bryan and his wife, Barbara, launched Afidence in 2010 with a goal to earn life-long trusted relationships by surrounding clients with clear, transparent, and honest solutions. Today, the company serves over 80 active clients, extending into 30 states and 15 countries.

Prior to starting Afidence, Bryan was a partner at Columbus, Ohio-based Ray & Barney Group. Earlier career highlights include positions with CompuCom Systems, NC Group, and Discover Card Services. 

In 2015, Bryan was nominated for the IT executive of the year award through Technology First. In 2014, he was recognized at the Venue and Lead Magazine’s Family and Privately Owned Business Leadership Award Luncheon. This award goes to individuals and companies who are making a positive impact on our community.


2018 – Present, Cincinnati, Ohio Area

 Bryan currently serves on the board for The John R. Jurgensen Company, incorporated in 1955, is a third generation private family owned corporation specializing in heavy highway construction. With over 500 employees, the John R. Jurgensen Company primarily works in Southern Ohio, Southern Indiana, and Northern Kentucky serving the public sector DOTs, municipalities, as well as private owner needs. We specialize in asphalt paving, milling, bridge structures, and grade/drain work. Our projects range in size from large Design Build interstate reconstruction jobs to small private parking lots.


May 2014 – Present, Dayton, Ohio Area

 Bryan currently serves on the board for Technology First, an industry trade association and economic development agency that supports growth of the information technology in the Dayton Ohio region.


When asked about the company’s purpose, Bryan responds with the following: "Technologies change, processes evolve, yet trusted relationships last a lifetime. Our purpose is to earn those trusted relationships by relentlessly serving the best interests of our clients, employees, and colleagues. Creating a culture where people thrive, businesses prosper, and communities are blessed. A company of trust that stands the test-of-time."


As an ISTJ, Bryan values logic, hard work, and standards. He is driven by a strong sense of integrity, responsibility, and honor at his core. He is a transformative leader with high standards and expectations. Visionary, affiliative, or coaching, his leadership style is determined by the needs of the people that surround him. When questioned about his life motto, Bryan states that “Creating trust through integrity, quality, and honor” is what matters. “Our people are our strength. It’s their passion to serve the best interests of our clients that bring life to our vision of being recognized as the most trusted leader in business and technology.”