On Episode 25, Garland interviews Brandon Rule, President of Rule Enterprises, a Real Estate Investment and Development Firm
Brandon Rule believes he can change the world for the better through the development of communities! Brandon hopes to empower people by showing them how entrepreneurship and financial literacy can be tools to create wealth within communities of color. Brandon studied Economics and Sociology at Marquette University. After graduating he went on to become a banker at PNC Bank. A few years later, he transition into Community Development Finance at Forward Community Investments and Community Reinvestment Fund. In this role, he specialized in small business lending primarily to minority, women, and veteran owned companies who were not bankable within traditional banking standards.
Brandon went on to launch Rule Enterprises, an investment firm which uses commercial real estate as its primary tool of investment. Specializing in affordable housing, Rule Enterprises has developed over $112M in affordable housing with another $100M currently in its pipeline. Brandon has also recently announced the launch of RE-INVEST, an online commercial real estate investing platform that aims to create access to real estate investing in ways that have previously been off-limits for most Americans. He believes the unique opportunity for people to create wealth by investing in real estate without ever purchasing a home can empower families to attain and sustain financial freedom for generations to come. Brandon has recently been named by Yahoo Finance as a top 20 real estate investor to look out for, Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 under 40, is on the Advisory Board for Marquette University’s and Virginia Tech’s College of Business Real Estate Department and is also a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
Connect with Brandon on LinkedIn and on Clubhouse, Instagram, and Twitter at @b_rule
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