- Event Operations Coordinator
Brandi T. Kirby is Event Operations Coordinator for GPM Operations. In this role, Brandi coordinates workshops, conferences, symposiums and events to assist with the growing needs of GPM.
Prior to GPM, Brandi worked in the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude, where she was the coordinator of the Annual St. Jude/PIDS Transplant Symposium and Research Conference. She was also a diligent volunteer in various activities on campus and a proud member of TOAST.
Brandi strives to ensure that she helps to strengthen her team in their weaker areas while learning from their strengths to make herself better. She has been noted by colleagues and supervisors to be a competent team player who strives to get the job done effectively and efficiently.
A Memphis native, Brandi received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Clark Atlanta University, where she was a member of the RISE program and did research in a lab that focused primarily on prostate cancer. Afterwards, she went on to obtain two master’s degrees from Capella University in marriage and family therapy and public health.
Brandi had the opportunity to work at Morehouse School of Medicine (Grady Memorial Hospital Campus) in Atlanta, where she worked in the Obstetrics and Gynecology and Surgery departments. In addition, she worked at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington in the Pediatric Critical Care Department. At these institutions, she received extensive experience in education coordination and event planning. Furthermore, she had the opportunity to serve on several leadership committees and plans to contribute that knowledge to the betterment of the positions that she serves at St. Jude.
In her personal time, Brandi enjoys serving and volunteering at church and in the community. However, one of her major passions is acting, as she has played major roles in several plays throughout her life. Furthermore, she enjoys writing short stories, plays and poetry. Most importantly, she is a mother to a very vibrant daughter, who definitely reminds her to enjoy the finer things in life.