Brandy is known locally and throughout the national community as a subject matter expert in several arenas including special event planning, convention/conference coordination, public relations/marketing, government and non-profit program management, employer-employee relations and employment initiative programming. A native St. Louisan who grew up in a “restaurant family,” she has been a working professional in the St. Louis metropolitan area since 1990 with some of St. Louis’ top businesses and organizations.
Currently serving as the Executive Director for the State of Missouri’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Brandy is also the Communications Director for RAFTT – Regional Alliance for the Troops. Her most recent program experience includes the 2014 Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and STEM Expo as well as the Welcome Home Warrior Summit.
Brandy brings a detail-oriented, customer-service based energy to the Strategy team and works on projects large and small for companies of all sizes. Her expertise includes scope management, agenda construction, meeting coordination, location selection, bid negotiation, meal planning, services coordination, transportation facilitation, photography/videography orchestration, event communications, “tablescape” design, creative event promotions, hospitality gifting and tourist packaging.
Brandy is a graduate of the University of Kansas’ William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications. She earned her bachelor of science degree by double majoring in journalism and public relations.