A native of North Florida, Brandon is a Navy veteran who spent four years stationed in Japan, deployed in the 7th Fleet with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. He served as a Community Relations Assistant in East and Southeast Asia, speaking with foreign press about allied operations within the region. He participated in two humanitarian missions: Typhoon Parma in the Philippines in 2009 and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011. He was twice awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal and was also awarded the Navy Marine Corps Achievement medal for his contributions to his unit’s readiness. He was honorably discharged in late 2011.
Brandon earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with an emphasis in public policy from University of California at San Diego (UCSD). While working on his undergraduate degree, Brandon tutored students at a local disadvantaged school, mentoring them on character development and preparing them for entry-level college writing.
He also gained experience as an intern in the offices of multiple elected officials in both state and federal offices. Specializing in community outreach, he built strong relationships with constituents by representing officials at local events.
As a public affairs coordinator for Madaffer Enterprises, Brandon is responsible for interacting with clients and implementing strategies to achieve clients’ goals.
Brandon lives with his wife in Bay Park. In his free time he enjoys working on DIY projects, fishing and hiking.
Brandon can be reached at (858) 627-0727 ext. 155.