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About BGT


Bryan George Tony

Bryan, who goes by many nicknames such as BGT, BT, and B-Tony, is the Founder and Managing Director of BGT Strategies LLC, a multi-dimensional consulting and advocacy firm based in Dallas, Texas.


Through previous experiences consulting Dallas City Council campaigns, serving as the Director of Public Policy at The Real Estate Council, and working in the Education and Workforce Department of the Dallas Regional Chamber, “BGT” is well-connected and well-versed in a wide range of issues from Pre-K-16 education and housing policy to transportation, economic development, and land use. He is uniquely skilled at engaging corporate stakeholders and community members, identifying key levers to meet diverse needs and promote positive change, and influencing electoral and policymaking processes.


“BT” stays heavily involved in the Dallas community. He currently serves as the Zoning Chair of the Bryan Place Neighborhood Association and on the boards of Junior Players and Friends of Samuell-Grand Park. He is a graduate of several leadership programs, including the Mayor’s Star Council (MSC)New Leaders CouncilLeadership ISD, and Dallas Kids First’s Campaign Activity Management Program (CAMP) Fellowship. He also mentors young adults through Leadership Forward and is an active member of Preservation DallasDallas Area Cultural Advocacy CoalitionFriends of Exall ParkFriends of Fair ParkFriends of the Katy Trail, and Friends of the Santa Fe Trail.

A native of the Mid-Cities suburb of Hurst, Texas, “B-Tony” holds a Master’s of Public Administration with an emphasis in Urban Nonprofit Agency Management from UT-Arlington, dual Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Economics from Texas Christian University, and an International Baccalaureate diploma from Lawrence D. Bell High School. He resides in the Bryan Place neighborhood of Old East Dallas and enjoys live music and physical activity.  

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Henri Nilsen


Henri was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas and graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelors in Political Science and a Minor in Finance. 


After graduation, he moved to Washington, D.C. for an opportunity at a boutique Government Affairs Firm known as Twenty-First Century Group (TFCG) led by Former Texas Congressman, Jack Fields. It was there that Henri later became Director of Operations at TFCG where he managed client fly-ins and meeting scheduling, attended briefings, and helped strategize Congressional outreach. He also learned valuable skills from D.C. legends at TFCG such as direct advocacy, client management, crisis PR, and network building across government agencies along with TFCG’s Fortune 100 clients in telecommunications and healthcare as well as pharmaceutical start-ups. 


Henri eventually returned to DFW to be closer to his family and pursue opportunities in local politics and acquire campaign management skills while continuing to build his direct advocacy training. Henri’s interests are raising awareness and funding for ALS and Alzheimer’s, discovering great restaurants and music artists, Formula 1 racing, and spending time with the family dogs. 

Kim Le


Kim was raised in Arlington, TX and graduated from UT Arlington with a Bachelors in Public Health. She always had an interest in working within the healthcare field, but learned that her true interest lies in community outreach to help individuals attain their highest level of health. It was at UT Arlington that she learned she had a passion for promoting health and wellness, and advocacy. Kim’s hobbies are cooking, trying different restaurants, attending music festivals, and hiking.

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