Building on a solid foundation of construction experience that spans over two decades, after some time away, Brandon moved back to Hiawatha and is the General Manager of GSMS. He has four years of post-secondary education in Business Administration and Criminal Justice and started his career in construction at the age of 16. Brandon is passionate about building relationships with Tribal members and employees, as well as supporting economic and job creation opportunities for young adults.
Brandon and his teams oversee project subcontractor bid estimation for the Tribe and surrounding areas. Brandon also provides budgeting and auditing support to ensure the organization meets the financial goals of the Tribe. Brandon, who also co-owns and serves as Chief Financial Officer of Roberts Construction LLC in Hiawatha, KS, recently oversaw the completion of 46 Tribal apartments in White Cloud, KS.
In his free time, Brandon loves horse races and even owns a few that run in Nebraska and Iowa.
Grey Snow Management Solutions’ vision intentionally aligns with the expressed needs of the Ioway and Native people. In response to the Tribe’s strong desire to boost economy and infrastructure, GSMS was founded to create and expand its portfolio of regional businesses and has done so since 2019. Each business works in conjunction with the Tribe and the local community and all strive to deliver sustainable, regenerative solutions to the challenges facing the Ioway.