He previously served as State Campaigns Manager and later Advocacy Director managing Truman’s award winning campaigns Make US Strong and Operation Free. He led his team to key policy and legislative victories including the Truman Projects first piece of legislation, the Energy Security Coordination Act of 2012, which was passed unanimously by the California State Senate. He also produced and co-wrote the Truman Project’s first presidential independent expenditure ad Commander in Chief, a television ad that featured veterans from our community. This ad won two Reed Awards for “Best Television Ad of 2012” and “Toughest Television Ad of 2012” by Campaigns and Elections magazine, and was named one of the four most effective ads of 2012 by the New York Times.
Before joining Truman, Brandon worked as a Training Coordinator for the United States Marine Corps’ Mojave Viper, an urban combat training at the Twentynine Palms Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command in Southern California. There he led tactical exercises for Marine Battalions deploying to Iraq or Afghanistan. Brandon also worked in the entertainment industry for 12 years as an actor, director, and producer, which allowed him to travel the world. After making the decision to enter politics, he worked as a Community Organizer for OFA, Field Organizer for Sowers For Congress, and a Field Consultant for Chahinian for City Council. Over the years Brandon has conducted advocacy and communications trainings for thousands of volunteers, candidates, and elected officials across the country.
Brandon is also a certified PADI Adventure Diver and a life-long fan of the Arkansas Razorbacks! PIG SOOIE!
Brandon can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.