Brandon Dameshek

Instructional Developer

Professional Experience

Brandon Dameshek is an Instructional Developer whose responsibilities include the design and development of training courses, proprietary course materials, and eLearning programs.

Practice Areas

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
  • Customized Instructional Development 
  • Marketing, Copywriting, Editing 
  • Training Program Management
  • Administration and Support

Education & Credentials

During the last few years, Brandon has had the opportunity to work with multiple clients on the creation of training materials on the topic of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB). Brandon created both eLearning modules and blended online/classroom trainings for these clients. In doing so, he also had the opportunity to work with DEIB subject matter experts, both internally and externally. Because he believes so firmly in the importance of this topic, Brandon was proud to help develop these materials.

  • Emerson College, MFA, Creative Writing, 2003
  • College of Santa Fe, BA, Creative Writing, 1999
  • ATD, Instructional Design Certification, 2022
  • Author, Who Would You Be?, 2019


Brandon enjoys playing sports like golf and pickleball, as well as the serenity of fishing. His passions include reading and writing poetry, listening to music, and practicing the culinary arts. Brandon is an avid reader and a fan of the classic TV show, The Twilight Zone (1959-1964). His literary preferences are exemplified by his favorite novelist, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., and his admiration for poets such as Bruce Weigl, Brian Turner, and Matthew Dickman. In his personal life, Brandon is a family man, with a 19-year-old daughter and a loving wife named Michelle. Their household is completed by three dogs: Toast, Carl, and Chef. Brandon actively engages in volunteer work with JDRF and consistently supports local animal rescues.