Brendan is a proud Michigander who wants to bring a new generation of leadership to his hometown. Born and raised in the greater Rochester area, he is running for Oakland County's 4th Commissioner District. He has a background in national security, previously working for Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin and the U.S. State Department.
He currently serves as the Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for Michigan State Representative Samantha Steckloff, and he is working hard to pass transformational budgets in transportation and higher education. Brendan has a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in foreign service from Georgetown University.