Brandon Chittenden

Brandon Chittenden

  • Prospect Research and Data Support Specialist
  • Phone: (619) 849-2560


Brandon joined the University Advancement Team in 2011 as Advancement Services Specialist. His responsibilities include departmental data analysis and reporting, ensuring data integrity, and maintaining proper IRS, institutional and departmental legal compliance. In 2013, Brandon was promoted to Prospect Research and Data Support Specialist, assuming the responsibilities of departmental research and prospect portfolio management. His goal is to maintain the highest level of integrity, accuracy, professionalism and compliance in the work that he does while serving PLNU's campus, students, community and donors with a heart focused on humble, Biblically-grounded stewardship principles.

Brandon graduated from the University of California, Riverside in 2009 with a B.A. in Political Science/Administrative Studies with an emphasis in Human Resources Management and Labor Relations. His diverse background as a City Planning Intern, 911 Dispatcher, Financial Administrator and Accounting Associate has provided a good foundation of experience in managing various tasks simultaneously.

Brandon has been married to his wife, Jessica, since 2012. Jessica is a current PLNU undergraduate student, majoring in Accounting and Socio-Criminal Justice. Brandon and Jessica work at two of their local church's campuses in hospitality and sound/lighting. They also enjoy participating in outreach events together.

Brandon's hobbies include cars, motorcycles, relaxing in the mountains and at the beach, bicycling, camping, and enjoying good food and coversation with others. His loyalty is to God, his wife, his family, friends, and his church.