Bryan Passman is co-founder of The GIGG®, a boutique retained executive search, advisory and advocacy firm exclusively serving Cannabis & Hemp companies globally. As founding partner, Bryan is The GIGG®’s engineer of relationships and goodwill. He’s a connector with a trained eye for talent and "fit.” His outgoing nature, loyalty, work ethic and industry knowledge come together in his role as The GIGG®’s client and candidate relationship liaison, trainer, educator and advocate.
Before co-founding The GIGG®, Bryan launched his professional career in 2000 as a classically trained recruiter by the MRINetwork and Dale Carnegie. Bryan served as client leader and senior vice president of recruitment for two of MRI's most successful search agencies. While there, he and his teams were responsible for successfully managing global searches for Healthcare and Food & Beverage CPG partners. His entire career has been focused on retained executive search across all Commercial, Technical and Operational disciplines. Past clients include hundreds of small and large Healthcare and CPG companies around the world.
Outside of The GIGG®, you can find Bryan coaching his kid’s flag football team, obsessing over classic cars, hitting the gym at ungodly hours, cooking AND eating great food and cheering on the Florida Gators.