Brandon Emerson Senior Associate Director
Washington, D.C.
(202) 719-8087


Brandon supports Orr Group’s partners with fundraising and development, prospect research, strategic planning, event management, and systems development. He is passionate about donor communications and relations as they relate to strategic priorities. He takes pride in actively listening to constituent concerns and feedback to offer solutions to improve client fundraising capabilities.

Additionally, as an integral member of the firm’s Tech Task Force, Brandon is responsible for the introduction and implementation of new technologies both within the firm and for partners.


Before joining Orr Group, Brandon interned at Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, MA, where he assisted the development team with planned giving coordination, development of their monthly giving program, planning for events, and membership services. He also interned at Great Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake, NY where he conducted prospect research and wrote grants.

Selected Recent Partners


  • M.A., History Museum Studies, Cooperstown Graduate Program, SUNY Oneonta, 2017
  • B.A., History, Whitworth University, 2015

I was inspired by…

My parents, who have always encouraged me to embrace my curiosity.