Bryan Kieler

Bryan Kieler


Part-Time Faculty in Finance


Academic Programs

  • Finance

Bryan Kieler


Bryan K. Kieler joined PNC Bank in February 2019 to serve as the SVP, community development banking Michigan market manager. Kieler oversees PNC’s community development lending and investments. He also sits on their local foundation board, which provides grants to support nonprofits and communities throughout Michigan. Before joining PNC, Kieler served as IFF’s director of lending in Ohio (and previously Michigan), where he was responsible for evaluating complex loan requests, coordinating with IFF’s real estate solutions team and fostering strategic partnerships that led to transformational change. Over a 4+ year period, Kieler facilitated the structuring and approval of loans totaling more than $75 million for nonprofits serving low-income communities and people with disabilities in Michigan and Ohio.

Kieler has 19+ years of experience in the financial services and lending industry. Previously, to IFF, he served as the vice president for Huntington Bank in its community development group, where he was responsible for the portfolio management of the community development loans involving Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC). Kieler is also an adjunct professor at University of Detroit Mercy, where he teaches structured community development finance; Walsh College, where he teaches finance and management graduate level courses; DeVos School of Management at Northwood University, where he teaches financial management; and Wayne State University, where he teaches finance courses. Additionally, Kieler is a board member with Midtown Detroit Inc., Accounting Aid Society, Haven of Oakland County, Junior Achievement of Southeast Michigan, Starfish Family Services, Venture Inc. (OLHSA’s affordable housing arm), Haven of Oakland and the executive advisory committee for Winning Futures.

Kieler earned a B.A. in English, an M.B.A. with a finance concentration from Oakland University, an M.S. in strategic leadership from Walsh College and a doctorate in business administration in innovation and strategy from Walden University in August 2019. Kieler’s dissertation uses the Malcolm Baldrige Framework in helping nonprofit organizations explore reducing their reliance on government grants by diversifying revenues. Kieler is a Baldrige Framework Quality Excellence Examiner and is active with a number of nonprofit boards.


DBA, Walden University, Innovation and Strategy, 2019

MBA, Oakland University, MBA with a Finance Concentration, 2007

MS, Walsh College, Strategic Leadership

BA, Oakland University, English, 2002

Research and teaching interests


Leadership, Strategic Leadership, Management, and Finance

Courses taught by Bryan Kieler

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (current)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022