Brandon works as a project manager for transatlantic relations at the Bertelsmann Foundation in Washington, D.C. Specifically, he oversees the German-American relations portfolio and other projects focused on strengthening transatlantic ties. His work has been featured by several U.S. and European news organizations including The Washington Post, Politico, EURACTIV, Reuters, The Guardian, Tagesspiegel, die Süddeutsche Zeitung, and Deutsche Welle. As a Fulbright and DAAD scholar, Brandon has worked and studied on both sides of the Atlantic. Previously, he interned with the foreign policy team of a U.S. senator and in two U.S. diplomatic missions in Germany. Brandon completed the TransAtlantic Masters Program (TAM) in political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He is also a graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina.