Brandi grew up in Platte City Missouri. Brandi was a competitive roller skater from ages 4-12 then played a lot of soccer. In High School Brandi was also in show choir and school musical productions. Brandi went to college at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, MO. She was involved with the Organization of Student Social Workers before serving a year as secretary for the organization. Brandi graduated in 2012 with a Bachelors in Social Work and a minor in Childhood Studies.
Brandi worked in local Domestic Violence Shelters and Community Mental Health before finding her home working with individuals with developmental disabilities. She was a support Coordinator in Buchanan County MO, Johnson County MO and Jackson County, MO for 8 years before coming to Restoring Hope.
Brandi now lives in Kansas City with her husband Jon and daughter Mattie. The family has 3 cats Sammy, Miley and Hayley. Brandi loves to quilt and is overall crafty! Brandi also loves thrift store shopping, camping, and traveling with her family. Disney World is her favorite vacation spot! Most evening’s, if Brandi’s not driving Mattie to dance or cheer, you can find her at home with a cat in her lap, watching TV while she works on one of the many projects she has going!