Brent Braden

Director, College Sports Marketing, Nike

Brent Braden has worked at a pair of blue-chip companies, IBM and Nike, in finance, strategic planning and sports marketing capacities. Currently, Brent is Nike’s Director of College Sports Marketing, where he works as part of a terrific team tasked with seeking, signing and servicing Nike’s collegiate partnerships across the country. Brent defines his industries of expertise as Finance and Sports Marketing.

Mentoring students is important to Braden, as when he first started his career he was the recipient of fantastic advice from two key mentors.  He loves to share the advice he received on how to best prepare for the workforce upon graduation and sees mentoring as one of the best ways one can give back to the next generation of students.

Top Goals for Mentoring:

  • Help mentees develop professional and life skills.
  • Help mentees gain career skills for their industry of interest.
  • Help mentees improve their networking skills for the future.