Patrick Bryant, Founder / Entrepreneur in Charleston, South Carolina
In October 1997 Patrick Bryant co-founded Go To Team, a video production services company with offices in LA, Chicago, Atlanta, Orlando, Charlotte, Raleigh, Nashville and Charleston. Go To Team specializes in providing high quality video footage to television networks and national corporate clients. In the past ten years Go To Team’s footage, and finished productions have aired on every major network including NBC News, Fox Sports, MTV, the History Channel, ESPN, and HGTV.
Bryant started out serving as an audio operator and freelance producer and worked to build the company into one of the top 5 largest video crew company’s in the US. He’s covered the Olympic Park Bombing, spent a week in front of Lewinsky’s home at the Watergate, been on the presidential campaign trail, and been soaked for countless hours covering hurricanes on the southeast coast. In 2011 the company passed 3 million in yearly gross revenues.
As a senior at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, SC he was awarded an internship with WIS-TV. Shortly after starting school at the University of South Carolina he returned to WIS as a freelance editor and cameraman.
Always an entrepreneur, Bryant started his first company Bryant Design at 16, then while still in college his second company – what is now Carolina Sound. These ventures opened his eyes to the world of small business and allowed him the opportunity to begin managing large projects.
Currently Bryant is a Partner in Go To Team, Cigar Row (cigar event and distribution), SouthEaston Systems (home technology), GTT Holdings (commercial real estate), Bryant Brothers (residential real estate), and MB Beach (beach rental real estate).
Bryant fills strongly about making Charleston and South Carolina a better place to work as a Creative and an Entrepreneur. He serves as Chairman of Goodwill Industries, on the Executive Committee of the Charleston Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Co-Chairman of the Creative Cluster Group. In addition, Bryant volunteers with the SBA sponsored non-profit organization, SCORE.
Throughout all of his media and small business ventures Bryant still focuses on the talented people that make it all happen. He strives to find ways to build strong organizations around the most talented creative people.
Bryant resides in Mount Pleasant, SC with his wife Beth, and two sons Pate and Jack.