Brandy Hedges is passionate about schools and learning. A former middle-school English and Reading teacher, Brandy is now a CPA and has worked for EY for the past four years. She has continued her ties to schools by acting as a Big Sister in the Big Brother, Big Sister school-based program. She received a BS from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Dallas Baptist University. Brandy continues to find ways to volunteer and be connected in her community, understanding it takes not only ideas but also effort to make positive changes that are beneficial to students, teachers, and the community.