Brandon Bodor serves as a business development manager with Parker Hannifin Corporation, a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. Prior to this role, he held a variety of cross-sector roles focused on national security and national service. From 2012 to 2014, Bodor was appointed by former Governor Pat Quinn to serve as executive director of the Serve Illinois Commission, the agency responsible for administering the AmeriCorps program in Illinois. In 2014, he was a member of the founding team of Bunker Labs, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping the military-connected community start their own businesses.
A 2005 graduate of West Point, Bodor has completed deployments to Iraq (2007-08), Afghanistan (2010-11), and Jordan (2017-18), and his military service has taken him to Austria, Germany, Turkey, and Romania. He continues to serve as a lieutenant colonel in the US Army Reserve. Bodor completed his MBA at the University of Chicago in 2016 and resides with his wife and two sons in Highwood, IL, where he is a member of the Town of Fort Sheridan board.