Vice President – Corporate Development
“The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done.” — Arnold Palmer
Brandon joined Valent Group in the summer of 2016. He works with our branch locations and business units to develop and execute strategic plans and growth initiatives. He also heads the sourcing, evaluating and executing of new investment and acquisition opportunities to facilitate agency expansion and support our growth culture.
Brandon previously served as assistant vice president of the Business Unit Controllers’ Group at Regions Financial Corporation. In this role, Brandon partnered with different groups within the corporate bank to help navigate and advise on significant bank transactions.
Prior to that, he worked with EY (formerly Ernst & Young) in the Nashville assurance practice.
Brandon is a CPA and attended Lipscomb University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and his master’s degree in accountancy. He also played on the collegiate golf team throughout his college career, captaining the men’s team. He married his college sweetheart, Lillie, shortly after graduating, and they now have a beautiful girl and a baby boy.
Brandon is on the Junior Board for Smile-A-Mile, an organization that serves Alabama children and their families who have been affected by childhood cancer. He also is very active in his church, the Homewood Church of Christ, as a leader in the Foundation Ministry.