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


Brandon drives organizational growth and strategy for Orr Group’s partners. In his role as a Senior Associate Director, Brandon collaborates with clients to build actionable strategies that optimizing their fundraising and organizational function. He is passionate about organizational strategy and how maintaining a well-defined strategy will enable focus and growth.  He takes pride in actively listening to constituent concerns and feedback to offer solutions to improve client organizational capabilities and offerings. He brings five years of experience in fundraising, strategy, events management, and systems development.

Additionally, as an integral member of the firm’s strategy practice area, Brandon is responsible for facilitating consistently high-quality strategic thought and conversation with clients that lead to customized actionable solutions that unlock potential and enable growth.


Before joining Orr Group, Brandon was a member of the development team at Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, MA.

Selected Recent Partners

  • Bridges from School to Work
  • Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Cornerstones
  • DoSomething.Org
  • Grameen America
  • Root Capital


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

Recent Publications

I was inspired by…

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