Brandon Sears is an alumnus of Texas A&M University, College Station where he received a bachelor's degree in Finance. He is also a graduate of Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at SMU. He has twelve years of banking and lending experience with an emphasis on Commercial, Municipal, SBA, and Residential loans. He has served as a market leader in multiple markets across Texas and is most content with helping the local economy and small businesses thrive. He is also a strong proponent of community service and has volunteered to serve in such roles as EDC Director, President of a local United Way, and Vice President of a Chamber of Commerce among other civic involvement.