Brian Byrdsong

Brian Byrdsong 2016

Director of Development

With more than 20 years of fundraising experience throughout Silicon Valley and San Francisco, Brian has a broad experience with individual donors, special events and grant writing. In past positions, he has set out clear plans and achieved ambitious goals. He enjoys working with board members to expand fundraising efforts, collaborating with staff to achieve mission and communicating with donors on the impact of the organization.

A California native who grew up in Los Angeles, Brian moved to the Bay Area to attend Santa Clara University where he received a BS in Psychology. He came to VIA most recently from the Arthritis Foundation, where he was the Vice President of Community Engagement. In the past, Brian has held leadership development positions at San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the San Francisco Food Bank. When not working, he enjoys spending time at the fitness center and trying new recipes with family and friends. Brian also enjoys traveling throughout Europe, Asia and Africa where he has visited at least 20 countries and counting.