Brandon McAnuff has worked in the higher education field for over 13 years. Within his time in education, he has served diverse communities and institutions and has gained an array of knowledge, specifically within admissions and financial aid. He is currently working as an Associate Director of Financial Aid at the University of Chicago, where he provides leadership within the Business School to ensure that students receive the necessary funding to obtain their degrees. Brandon has also served on multiple task force committees for the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), working on projects aimed at increasing access to college for first-generation and low-income students. He specializes in budgeting for college students to maximize their return on investment. Additionally, he is currently working towards his doctorate at the University of Michigan – Flint in K-12 Educational Leadership.