Brandi Colander is the Head of External Relations for Charter Communications, supporting their Diversity & Inclusion team. In this role, she is responsible for strategic outreach, external relations, stakeholder engagement, and philanthropic initiatives related to Charter’s Diversity & Inclusion strategy. Prior to joining Charter she served in the Obama Administration as the Deputy Assistant Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management at the U.S. Department of the Interior, where she advanced regulations for the nation’s four energy development bureaus, led strategic initiatives, and managed government relations, congressional outreach, and engaged diverse stakeholders. Brandi began her career in public service as the Deputy General Counsel for the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). Prior to joining the Executive Office of the President, Brandi was an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Brandi earned her Master’s degree at Yale University, law degree at Vermont Law School, and bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.