Prior to joining Left Hook, Brandon was a partner at Kully Hall Struble. Since 2010 he has been writing and directing award-winning ads credited with winning some of the most competitive races in the country.
Prior to his work as a media consultant, Brandon was successful at managing campaigns at every level. In 2010, Brandon managed then Majority Leader Harry Reid’s reelection campaign. Brandon oversaw all operations of the campaign that Nevada political reporter Jon Ralston described as “a top-to-bottom machine that will never be reproduced again in this state — research, media relations, rapid response, television ads, voter targeting, polling. This campaign left nothing to chance because it knew it couldn’t afford to.”
In 2008, Brandon served as senior advisor to Senator Mark Begich’s campaign in Alaska. There he engineered a robust ground operation that propelled Sen. Begich to victory. Before that he oversaw a nationally recognized campaign that gained control of the Colorado State Senate for Democrats. Brandon also served as the Western Political Director and Western Financial Services Director for the Democratic Campaign Congressional Committee, worked on multiple congressional races and ballot initiative campaigns, and served as a legislative aide on the Hill in Washington, D.C.
Originally from Seattle, Brandon studied politics at the University of Washington.