Bachelor of Arts in Art, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1979.
Masters of Arts, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 2010.
Director Public Information Public Broadcasting Service, WCBB-television, Lewiston, 1979-1981;
Director Promotion, Eastport Broadcasting Corporation, Portland, Maine., 1981-1983;
Assistant Promotion Director, Guy Gannett Public Company, Portland, 1983-1984;
Retail Development Manager, Maine Broadcasting Sys., Portland, 1984-1986;
General Manager, Vice President, Maine Media Inc., Portland, 1987-1989;
President, Owner, Garrand & Company Inc., Portland, Maine., 1989 - 2017
Founder, Chairman, Garrand Moehlenkamp, Portland, Maine 2018 - Present
Northern New England liberal Republican.
Board Trustees, Chair Maine Chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1983-1988.
Corporator Maine Medical Center
Corporator, Mechanics Savings Bank, Androscoggin Bank.
Board of Trustees Young Women’s Christian Association of Lewiston/Auburn, Maine 1990.
Board of Directors United Way Androscoggin County, 1992-1994,
Androscoggin County Chamber, 1992-1995.
Member Maine Board Small Business Administration
Board, United Way of Greater Portland
Board, Camp Susan Curtis
Board, Girl Scouts of Maine
Board of Visitors, Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service
Board, Mitchell Institute
Board, Portland Symphony Orchestra
Board, Maine and Company
Board, Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation
Leadership Council, Maine Community College System
Advisory Council, UNE North
Board, Cumberland Club
Brenda married to David Charles Pierson on 13 April in 1985. They have a child: Charles Robie.