Government Affairs Experience
Brandon spent over 15 years as a leader in government affairs with Marathon Oil Corporation. From 2013 to 2017, he ran the Washington office and was the lead advocate to Congress, the executive branch, regulatory agencies and international government representatives. He managed a cross-functional team to align government relations strategies with business priorities and worked to identify, anticipate and adjust for heightened environmental regulatory requirements. This team was responsible for developing the company’s first statement on climate change and for developing public policy sections of its sustainability reports. It also led an effort in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Bureau of Land Management to remove invasive plant species in Western Colorado.
Brandon’s government affairs experience includes development and effective management of strategic resources, including PACs, trade associations, grassroots, public relations, coalitions, traditional and social media, government-to-government and direct lobbying engagement at local, state, federal and international levels.
In 2017, Brandon founded Four Rivers Consulting, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy firm. He now brings his comprehensive experience and unique approach to Faegre Drinker Consulting.
Brandon is a consulting professional within Faegre Drinker Consulting, and does not act as a lawyer for clients. Learn more about the Faegre Drinker Consulting practice.