Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Brandon YoungBrandon L. Young

Vice President of Human Resources

Brandon Young was named Vice President of Human Resources in August 2013. He provides leadership and strategic direction for the operations of the university Human Resources team that supports over 3,000 employees throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Young has been with Embry-Riddle since 1998. His career at the university began in the Daytona Beach Financial Aid office and led him to Human Resources in 2000, where he  held various roles, including Manager of Employee Relations, Executive Director, and Associate Vice President. He is also an adjunct professor for the College of Business at both the Daytona Beach and Worldwide Campuses.

Young holds a B.S. in Accounting, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Florida, and has a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute.

He is very involved in the community and advancing the Human Resources profession. He serves on the City Council for the City of South Daytona, the Board of Regents for the Duvall Home in DeLand, the Board of Directors for One Voice of Volusia, the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Volusia County, and is a Past President of the Volusia/Flagler Society for Human Resource Management. He is a graduate of Leadership Daytona, Class XXX, and was named one of the area’s “Young Professionals of the Year in 2008” by the Volusia/Flagler Business Journal.