EDUCATION: Attended University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and graduated in 2005.

HOBBIES: Photography, hiking, fishing, camping and diving. Anything outdoors or out on the water.

WORK HISTORY: Brandon Collura worked in downtown Chicago after graduating university for several financial institutions including JP Morgan Chase, Advanced Equities, Inc. and Merrill Lynch. After the financial crisis in 2008/09, he relocated to For Lauderdale, FL to become the Marina Director at Lauderdale Yacht Club which he held for 7.5 years prior to coming to the Port. He has also served as a boat captain and first responder on Geneva Lake, Wisconsin for many years.

FAMILY: Brandon and his wife, Klara, relocated to Coos Bay from Fort Lauderdale with their two dogs, Rufus and Biscuit.

FAVORITE QUOTE: “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir