University Relations Manager
Brandon has 10 years of experience in leading university and diversity recruiting, national partnerships, developing and leading campus recruiting initiatives, building early-career talent intake and rotational programs. His experience has been proven successful in corporate, academic, and non-profit setting.
Brandon currently serves as the Manager of University Relations overseeing the attraction, engagement, and retention of 450 students annually in North America. His current footprint manages the relations with over 14 major colleges & universities. Prior to Rockwell, Brandon was the Director of Talent Acquisitions for City Year (global non-profit organization), where he led national entry and early career recruiting. During his tenure he created strategic initiatives to increase percentage of diverse leaders within the organization as well as creating an inclusive recruiting strategy that attracted both collegiate and experienced hires. He is an accomplished professional who started his career in marketing for Whirlpool Corporation, as a member of their Leadership Development Program. Brandon has experience in university recruiting, career advising, college preparedness counseling, professional development programming, internal and external partnership management, and diversity and inclusion. Brandon has held the following positions in previous assignments; Change/Project Manager, University Relations-Diversity Recruiter, and Director of Diversity Partnerships (University).
Brandon is a native of Detroit, Mi., post formal education has resided in Chicago and Boston. He has a twin brother Brian and immediate family in Atlanta. Brandon enjoys interior design, real estate, photography, and extended road trips. He is a brother of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, a Wade McCree Scholar, YMCA Adult Black Achiever, Associate Board member for City Year Milwaukee and alumni of INROADS-Midwest. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Michigan State University.