Brandon Castillo, a multi-talented professional with a passion for creating active and vibrant communities, has an impressive background that spans various industries. He first ventured into entrepreneurship in 2010 with the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market, a temporary public space that aimed to bring activity and foot traffic to Dallas' urban neighborhood. His love for community building led him to replicate the neighborhood corner store at Deep Ellum Postal & Grocer, inspired by the works of urban activist Jane Jacobs.
Brandon's interest in making great places work is evident in his current role at ASH+LIME Strategies, where he draws upon his experiences and observations from living around the world and creating active neighborhoods to help others create great places. He's also managed the family medical practice and has worked as a Sales Executive at M5 Networking Services, Inc., Account Manager at EQ Marketing, and English Teacher at Simon Says Escuela de Idiomas.
Brandon's career pivoted to environmental activism when he became a Community and Business Solutions Manager at Cowboy Compost, responsible for managing other people's food waste. With his diverse skillset and an unwavering commitment to make a positive impact on the world, Brandon Castillo is a force to be reckoned with.