Brandon has nearly 20 years of leadership experience both as a military officer and business professional. After graduating from West Point, he advanced through the military ranks serving in front line leadership, executive staff and company command. He is a combat veteran having proudly served two tours of duty in Iraq. He then joined the upstream oil and gas industry where he built and led teams that rapidly grew activity in two of the most prolific shale gas reservoirs. Brandon rapidly advanced from field engineer to executive leadership. Additionally, he has provided leadership to rapid growth mid-market firms as a Chief Operating Officer and Strategic Business Advisor. Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management with an emphasis in Mechanical Engineering.