Dr. Brandi Stankovic

Brandi Stankovic, Ed.D.
Strategic Advisory Solutions

Dr. Brandi Stankovic is an organizational change expert, motivational speaker, artist and mommy who inspires firms globally with her models of leadership, engagement, and award-winning education. Dr. Stankovic is a trusted advisor and strategic planning facilitator who guides CEOs and Boards on risk and organizational health, integrated strategy formulation, and profitability.

Dr. Stankovic is the coauthor of The Strategic MVP, a book of 52 growth and leadership tools and the host of the energizing podcast, The Strategic Hotbox, designed to help executives reach their greatest potential. Brandi’s work on intellectual capital is published in textbooks and utilized by business schools globally. Dr. Stankovic was most recently the Chief Strategy Officer at CU Solutions Group. Prior to CUSG, Dr. Stankovic was the Managing Partner of Mitchell Stankovic & Associates, Vice President of Marketing and Administration for Ventura County Credit Union and the Director of Education at Harland, including 10 years in academia working as an adjunct professor for the College of Southern Nevada Business School and Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology doctoral program.

Dr. Stankovic served on the World Young Credit Union Professionals Affiliates Council and was the US Ambassador for the Global Women's Leadership Network, World Council of Credit Unions, helping advance young executives and women in leadership across the globe. She is a cofounder of CU Pride, industry organization serving LGBTQ+ community and allies. Brandi works with several international associations including Association of British Credit Unions, Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions, and the African Confederation of Cooperative Savings and Credit Association. Her work in diversity spans nearly 15 years developing Hispanic outreach programs, global networking initiatives, and helping credit unions maximize talent and growth strategies. She also serves on the CMN Hospitals Credit Unions for Kids advisory group, HRD Network Board, University of Nevada Alumni Advisory Committee, and is a Development Educator CUDE and International DE. She is the recipient of the National Credit Union Foundation’s DE Individual Achievement Award 2017, Credit Union Times Under 40 Trailblazer 2016, California Nevada Credit Union League Tomorrow’s Star 2015, MAC Gold Award Financial Literacy and Community Outreach 2015, HRD Network Outstanding CU Professional 2014, Aid for AIDS Red Ribbon Award 2013, and the Celebration of Excellence in Diversity 2008 and 2009. Dr. Stankovic received her Bachelors in Finance and Economics at University of Nevada, TESOL and Teaching Practice Certificate from the College of Teachers in the United Kingdom, Masters of Business Administration from the University of San Diego and Doctorate in Education, Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University.