Brandon McReynolds became Talent Development Research Analyst and Postsecondary Coordinator at Colorado Department of Higher Education in the spring of 2018. He completed his Ph.D in Applied Sociology at the University of Louisville, and is a native of Louisville. His research focuses on issues that fall under Public Policy, Education, and Urban Sociology. Brandon holds a Master of Arts degree from The University of Louisville in Sociology and a Bachelors of Science in Political Science from The University of Louisville. He has previously served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Race in the U.S. while getting his Masters. During his time as a Ph.D student he served as a University Doctoral Fellow. From 2016 through 2018, Brandon served as a Graduate Research Assistant for the CEPM.