Professor Brandon has over 35+ years’ experience as a Senior Business Executive primarily serving in the role of CFO/Controller. With a BS in Economics and Accounting from Saint Mary’s College she started her career in international finance focused in Europe and Latin America. As she continued her career she obtained her Executive MBA and worked in various industries including Assets Management, Software Development, Telecommunications, Management Consulting, Transportation, various NGO’s and her esteemed position at Golden Gate National ParksConservancy (GGNPC).
In her role as financial steward she oversaw 23 departments including Muir Woods, Crissy Field, Presidio Parkway and Alcatraz. A key accomplishment was establishing an internal university at GGNPC with focused educational curriculum to develop staff around administrative processes including budgeting and long-range forecasting. Her exposure at GGNPC accelerated her passion for teaching and program delivery which lead her to her current role as an Adjunct Professor of Business and Accounting at Las Positas College and leading her consulting firm ,YCB Consulting, where she focuses on strategic planning and infrastructure buildout.