Brandeis Malbrue Parkman has made a career at the intersection of business, government and community. She spent nearly two decades building partnerships between corporate America, state legislatures and southern cities. She also worked as a project attorney with global law firms Troutman Sanders and Nelson Mullins.
She represented the hospitality industry before the Georgia General Assembly, and later, as permitting manager at Mobilitie, worked with officials in Alabama, South Carolina and Georgia to enhance mobile data coverage in underserved communities. She has advised clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region on policies involving land use permitting, transit, aviation, solid waste and water.
Brandeis began her public sector career as a community organizer, and led Black Youth Vote in partnership with the Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda and Operation Big Vote. She has worked on state and local elections, trained aspiring office-holders and advised elected officials, serving as an aide to the Georgia Senate Minority Caucus and later as chief of staff in the Georgia House.
An inaugural board member of the Chisholm Leadership Academy, Brandeis is also a member of the 2018 Georgia Win List leadership class. She is a graduate of Spelman College and earned her Juris Doctor degree from Georgia State University College of Law.