Branden has in-depth knowledge of the Nevada market and how to capture business opportunities in the fast-growing region because he’s been helping companies there for nearly two decades. After earning an undergraduate degree in Information Systems and an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno, Branden began his career in commercial banking helping a variety of companies with everything from risk management to strategic planning. He currently specializes in tribal gaming and Native American banking throughout Umpqua’s footprint.
Branden believes financial education is incredibly important, so he teaches financial literacy to both students and adults. He also is a member of the Reno South Rotary Club and is involved with his local Entrepreneurs’ Organization chapter. When he’s not working or volunteering, Branden enjoys golfing, spending time with family and sharing a good IPA.