Professor of Business
- B.S., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
- M.B.A, Anderson Business School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
- M. Div, The Master’s University and Seminary
Geoff Branda began his career working for a Big Four accounting firm where he was able to satisfy the professional requirements to become a CPA. After gaining experience auditing and supervising audits in a variety of industry, he entered the private sector with a focus on the automobile finance industry.
With almost 30 years of experience in automobile finance, Geoff brings extensive business experience to TMU. Starting in the accounting side of the business, he rose to the top levels of management spending most of his career as a Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice-President or acting Chief Executive Officer. Geoff also can share with his students what it takes to succeed and how to thrive in a high growth environment, as he was instrumental in growing a smaller family-owned finance company into the largest privately-owned auto finance company in the US.
In his most recent position prior to coming to The Master’s University, Geoff helped a team of talent individuals start a video game development company. Geoff has taught at TMU since Spring 2020.
Geoff has serves as a deacon at his local church and has led a home Bible study for the past 20 years. The greatest joy in his life after Christ is his wife Mae and their four wonderful children.