Brandon Cooper is the Chairman of the Republican Party for Prince George’s County (the largest majority-black county in the nation), a member of the Maryland Republican Party Executive Committee, and an appointee of Maryland's Republican Governor. A first-generation college graduate, Brandon received double Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Political Science and French from Howard University. While at Howard, he was Chairman of the College Republicans, served in the Coalitions Department at the Republican National Committee under Chairman Michael Steele, and studied abroad in several Afrofrancophone countries. Currently, Brandon is working toward his law degree with an expected graduation of Fall 2017 from the University Of Maryland Francis King Carey School Of Law.
Brandon has a wealth of experience as a political consultant and campaign manager for multiple local, state, and national campaigns. He is a seasoned political commentator, appearing frequently on local network television affiliates (WUSA-CBS, WTTG-FOX, WRC-NBC) and radio stations (WAMU-NPR, WHUR-Howard University Radio) in the Washington D.C. market. He is also a weekly contributor to Roland Martin's NewsOne Now on TVOne. Brandon has received several awards for his political service, including the Maryland Republican Party’s 2014 Republican of the Year Award and the 2016 Prince George’s County Republican Leadership Award.
When not involved with politics, Brandon enjoys working to improve his community through service to others and is a Founding Board of Directors member of 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on empowering the community through their four pillars of Mentoring, Education, Health and Wellness, and Economic Empowerment. Brandon is the recipient of the organization's 2015 Member of the Year Award.