Brandon joins PAN with more than a decade of communications and public relations experience. In this time, he has led strategy and execution for a diverse group of clients across industries including corporate, health technology, education, nonprofit and consumer.
Prior to PAN, Brandon served as Associate Vice President at Red Havas where he managed client relations and oversaw account teams both large and small. He also served as lead of the U.S. agency’s National Culture Committee where he helped implement initiatives that promoted cross-office engagement, fellowship and continued learning.
Brandon began his career at Widmeyer Communications; spending nearly five years focused on driving earned strategy and media relations within the education and policy space. This experience prepared him for a larger role as Senior Director at Southard Communications; helping lead strategy for tech and consumer start-ups looking to generate awareness of their services and goods.
He is a graduate of West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media (CoM) and also a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. He serves as a CoM guest speaker and professional mentor, as well as a member of the College’s Alumni Visiting Committee; a group tasked with annually reviewing and reshaping the curriculum for undergraduate students.
Brandon now sits on the newly appointed New York leadership team for Men of Color in Communications. He is also member of the PRSA New York Board of Directors, where he will lead Diversity & Inclusion efforts for the chapter in 2021.