Brandon Eicher (’07) returned to UCLA in March 2016 to serve as the Director of the UCLA Ventures, a group of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists that fosters the University’s entrepreneurial community through programs and investments.
From 2007 to 2010 Brandon worked closely with the UCLA Ventures, while he was an Assistant Director of Development in the College of Letters & Science. During his tenure in the College, he helped recruit more than 40 new members to the VC Fund, establishing an impressive network of UCLA-affiliated entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.
Prior to returning to UCLA, Brandon earned a Master’s degree in International Relations and International Economics with a specialization in Finance from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He then moved to Chicago, where he worked as a Consultant for GG&A in its higher education practice area. While at GG&A, Brandon served an impressive client list, which included Cornell University, Dartmouth College, INSEAD, Johns Hopkins University, Princeton University, and the University of Queensland, among others.