Brandon has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing and joined Okuma America Corporation in 2012. He has a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and is a Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE). Brandon has expertise in CAD/CAM systems, DFM (Design for Manufacture), DFA (Design for Assembly), and rapid prototyping. His experience and expertise enable him to assist customers in making the right machine tool choices for their applications and business. Brandon was promoted to Director of Sales in April of 2023 where he will lead the Okuma sales team as they support the distributor network and Okuma end users.