Director of Portico
Brandi directs the Portico team’s portfolio of work to ensure Inflexion provides value within the unique context of each district and school who partners with us. She consults with schools to develop a strong, shared identity and impactful messaging to make sure their identity is shared and known throughout their community. Brandi is also one of Inflexion’s facilitators who works with school leadership teams to operationalize a holistic definition of student readiness. She brings to the team her previous experience in building customized partnerships between New York City business leaders and principals to inspire innovation in public schools. Brandi earned her master’s degree in nonprofit management at The New School – Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy and a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Portland State University. She has a background in program development and implementation focusing on youth services and education, which includes teaching English as a Second Language to elementary students in Thailand and serving as a Youth Development Volunteer in the Peace Corps in Nepal.