Manager, State Policy
Advocacy and Public Policy
Brandon Graham is dedicated to advocating for meaningful mental health policy, a subject that has affected him and those in his life. Currently, Brandon is focusing on efforts to expand early psychosis programs in target states and supporting field advocacy for Medicaid and non-Medicaid state budgets that protect mental health services.
Prior to joining NAMI, Brandon held positions with the Democratic Governors Association, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and various campaigns. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
What piece of your work at NAMI are you most proud of?
NAMI and its affiliates have a tremendous reach in terms of advocacy. I’m honored to work alongside such passionate individuals in order to expand and protect programs that make an impact in so many lives.
What’s something about you that would surprise others?
After spending most of my childhood avoiding the mile run in gym, I am now an avid runner. I’m training for my first half-marathon.