John Brandt is financial aid director and adjunct instructor of business at Southern Virginia University.
He joined the staff in June 2007 and is currently responsible for institutional aid, scholarships, federal grants and loans, state grants and private loans.
He has owned and operated a consulting business since 2001, providing management and financial services to various clients. He retired from AT&T in 2001 as a Division Manager Network Operations after a 21 year career. He had previously served five years active duty as a Signal Corps officer in the United States Army and achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel while he continued to serve in the United States Army Reserves until his retirement in 1996.
He is married to the former Susan Smith Griffiths and they have six children and fifteen grandchildren. Five of their children are graduates of Southern Virginia and one granddaughter is currently attending Southern Virginia.
B.S., United States Military Academy at West Point, 1975; M.B.A., Loyola College, 1985
Southern Virginia University
One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416
304 Durham Hall office