Brandon Velez: Director of Communications and Course Development
Brandon Velez spent his childhood in Yonkers, New York before moving to Southwest Florida with his family. He later went to Florida Gulf Coast University and earned his B.A. in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. While in school, Brandon started, and was the President of his local chapter's collegiate ministry called Chi Alpha. After graduating, Brandon spent the next few years as the Community Relations Coordinator for Best Buy in the Gulf Coast. He developed and marketed large scale events, generated press coverage, and initiated mutually beneficial relationships with businesses in the areas that Best Buy served. After serving with Best Buy for many years, Brandon went on to go to Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, FL to pursue his Master of Divinity Degree. While at RTS, Brandon served as the Social Media and Communications intern for the President Dr. Don Sweeting. He developed Dr. Sweeting's social media presence, smart phone app, and website. Brandon's goals are to use innovative and effective measures to ensure that the ministry's communications and courses are clear, precise and of high-quality.