Brandon Biegenzahn is President of McDermott & Bull and is based in their Irvine, California headquarters. Brandon is the co-chair of the firm’s Financial Institutions Practice Group, and Private Equity Practice Group where he is a partner to banks and private equity firms, as well as their operating companies.
Brandon is a corporate attorney by trade having practiced with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, and Buchalter Nemer in their corporate finance and real estate finance departments, respectively. As corporate counsel, he advised his clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, asset-based financing, and real property purchase and sale transactions.
In addition to his work at McDermott & Bull, Brandon sits on the Board of Junior Achievement, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating students about entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness, through experiential, hands-on programs. Additionally, he is the vice-chairman of membership at Orange County Young Executives, a collection of professionals and executives making a direct impact on Orange County through philanthropy and development of the business community.
Brandon received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California and his Juris Doctorate from Penn State. Brandon is licensed to practice law in California.
Regional and community banks need to be agile and nimble enough to adapt to environmental and technology changes and that goes for their senior leaders too.