Co-Founder, Self Narrate

Brandon is a social entrepreneur who strives to help people grow through understanding and developing their personal stories. He combines his experience in communication with a hands-on mentoring approach to work with people and organizations to achieve their goals.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership Development at the University of Florida, specializing in the study of Organizational Narrative. In 2013, he co-founded Self Narrate, an organization dedicated to empowering people to tell authentic stories. He helped create the Self Narrate Story Development Process to articulate their unique story to the world. In 2016, he published his first book, Break Your Invisible Chains, and has taken on the role of Executive Director of Changeville, Gainesville’s Social Change Festival.

Brandon’s expertise in the story process, leadership development and organizational branding has allowed him to facilitate workshops in fields ranging from business to non-profit to higher education to healthcare and beyond.


Session Title: Building a Story Community Panel

Session Description: Over the last few years, Gainesville has become a storytelling city. The work of several story-based organizations has helped usher in this new community identify. Join members of Self Narrate, Guts & Glory GNV, and The Conch as they discuss how this has happened, and where we can go together!

Track: Community Growth