A native of Utah, Brandon grew up in the city of St. George surrounded by the multi-hued canyons of the Southern Utah Region. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Dixie State University, followed by a Bachelor of Integrated Studies from Southern Utah University. He completed both a Master of Science in Nursing and a Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Maryville University.
Brandon worked for ten years as a Registered Nurse at Dixie Regional Medical Center, receiving training in the ICU department and certification in Oncology. Additional healthcare experience includes working as a Bed Placement Coordinator and ER Nurse at Sunrise Medical Center and as an ER Nurse at Mesa View Medical Center. Brandon also managed a rural clinic in Orderville, Utah as the sole Provider while working 24-hour weekend shifts as an ER Nurse at Kane County Hospital.
The opportunity to help others, whether through education or caring for individuals directly, continues to inspire Brandon. He is excited to be a part of RVU and the endless opportunities it offers, such as helping "students and staff to be the best educated, best informed, and best qualified individuals possible."
When not at work, Brandon enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also partakes in a multitude of outdoor activities, including boating, hiking, camping, and fishing.