Brandy has 10 years experience in nonprofit management and community engagement from roles held with the Phoenix affiliate of HandsOn Network, NARAL Pro-Choice Arizona and the Experience Matters Consortium. She began her career as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow coordinating literacy programs for elementary schools impacted by high rates of immigration and poverty. Since then, her work has focused on advising, training and producing opportunities to help nonprofits effectively engage communities in their missions. Brandy holds a B.A. in Public Relations from Purdue University and a M.P.A. from Arizona State University. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of Oasis For Girls and was a 2009 Center for Progressive Leadership Arizona Political Leaders Fellow.