Brandon has more than 19 years of experience in the accounting and financing field, including years of Corporate experience within the banking and mortgage industry. Brandon is the Chicago Partner in Charge of Accounting Services and the Senior Consultation Partner - Consolidation leader in Deloitte’s National Office, as well as one of the firm’s leading experts in leasing and real estate transactions. Brandon authored the firm’s comprehensive guidance on Consolidation, A Roadmap to Identifying a Controlling Financial Interest. In addition, Brandon also specializes in the areas of financial instruments, mortgage servicing rights, and de-recognition. Prior to rejoining Deloitte in 2012, Brandon served as Deputy Controller and head of Accounting Policy in the Real Estate Lending division of Citigroup for 5 years, where he led multiple interpretation and implementation projects during a turbulent time in the mortgage industry. Brandon is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Brandon holds a B.A. in accounting from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and is a certified public accountant licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri.