Brandon Reid is the Administrative Analyst at NMAAM, supporting both the curatorial and development departments as the direct line of communication between the two. He is a native of Detroit, MI and a graduate of Tennessee State University holding a B.A. in History. Pairing his love for history with the influence of his participation in the TSU music program and famed Aristocrat of Bands, Brandon has developed a research interest in music history, African American history, and how the two coincide to influence popular culture.
Prior to joining NMAAM, he worked with a non-profit organization based in Michigan to provide consistent professional advice to individuals seeking to expand their career paths. While in Tennessee, Brandon has played several roles including contributing to the North Nashville Heritage Project, the Negro Speed exhibit and publishing a project with the TSU Journal of Student Historical Research.