Brandon is an award winning strategist, executive coach, and business advisor with over 20 years of leadership, business process improvement and managerial excellence experience working with diverse multinational corporations, government agencies, hospitals, utilities and universities. During his career, he has managed an independent management consulting firm and served as director for a U.S. Department of Commerce initiative responsible for $48 million in capital assistance. He currently heads a regional consortium promoting career pathways for the global trade and supply chain industry. He has also established small business incubators and accelerators at area colleges and is a faculty instructor for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiative in conjunction with Babson College (#1 Entrepreneurship MBA). He has also evaluated social enterprise competitions for the LA Mayor’s Office and Pepperdine University. Active in civic affairs, he has served for nine years as the Chair of the Small Business Council for the LA Area Chamber of Commerce and as an appointed LA City Commissioner by Mayor Eric Garcetti. He also has served on boards of over 8 nonprofit organizations and incubated several nonprofit organizations.
He is recipient of the Volunteer Leadership Award by the LA Chamber of Commerce, and recognized as a Forward Thinker by California Forward.
Master of Science, Leadership & Management
University of LaVerne, Bachelor of Science- Political Science and International Relations
University of Southern California