Brandon Phenix majored in education at the University of Michigan, then continued as an elementary school teacher with Teach for America in Chicago. After working as a curriculum developer and program manager with the National Young Scholars Program, Brandon co-founded Know Limit Learning Services, an online and in-home learning company in the Washington, D.C. area. He went on to work with Education Elements as a blended learning consultant, eventually joining ReNEW Schools as the Director of Blended Learning. Brandon also consults with Educate Now! to support the spread of blended learning throughout New Orleans.