AUTHOR - MOTIVATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER - FORMER OPERATIVE
FOUNDER & PRESIDENT OF HARPRESCUE.ORG & WEAREHALOGROUP.ORG
Burke Bryant is a highly esteemed author, public speaker, and humanitarian whose life-saving contributions have garnered widespread recognition from major media outlets, including CNN, MSNBC, FOX, ABC, CBS, Newsmax, and NPR. In 2022, he was bestowed with the prestigious Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award by the White House and the President of the United States in recognition of his exceptional and courageous efforts in the humanitarian field. This accolade is a testament to his profound impact and unwavering commitment to saving and improving the lives of others.
In 2016, Bryant founded the Humanitarian Aid and Rescue Project (HARP), where he currently serves as Head of Mission and CEO. Under his leadership, HARP has executed operational missions across North America, South Sudan, Nicaragua, Somalia, Haiti, Indonesia, Chad, Ethiopia, Puerto Rico, Afghanistan, the Bahamas, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the front lines of the Ukraine war.
In 2022, Bryant expanded HARP's impact by establishing HALO GROUP, a specialized task force that combats and disrupts the heinous crime of child trafficking. Bryant's teams have saved countless lives with zero losses or casualties. He is also a veteran of the US Navy, where he served as an Operations Specialist, and possesses a diverse skill set that includes certifications in Krav Maga, Professional Association of Diving Instructors, Search & Rescue, Combat Search & Rescue, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, and Swiftwater & Flood Rescue. He is well-versed in Logistics, high-risk extractions, and hostage Negotiations.
Bryant is also a Peak Performance Keynote Speaker who inspires and empowers audiences with stories and lessons on the importance of purpose, motivating teams, accomplishing goals, dealing with personal loss, and reintegration.
When not engaged in life-saving efforts, he pursues his passion for biohacking or camping in remote backcountry areas with his loyal companion, Five9. Burke Bryant's remarkable achievements serve as a testament to his unwavering dedication to improving the world and will continue to inspire future generations.
Dealing With Personal Loss
Overcoming Mental Challenges