Brandon Hayes

Director of Communications Brandon Hayes joined Openlands in 2012. He has spent his career working at non-profit organizations including Marwen and Goodman Theatre, among others.

Brandon is a photographer and essayist, chronicling all sixty-one US National Parks and writing about conservation issues. He is a long-time volunteer for the International Crane Foundation’s annual Crane Count. He has also directed operas and plays in Chicago and his native metropolitan Detroit.


BA Humanities, concentrating in Art History, History, and English, University of Michigan-Dearborn

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