Reform / Conservative / Other:
Takes the baby into the room and if often an aunt, uncle or good friends. They are usually the religious godparents of your son and are responsible for making sure your son has a Jewish education.
Holds the baby during the B’rit, and is often the grandfather. The thought is that you would like your son to absorb the good qualities of this person. If there are 2 grandfathers, they may share this honor.