Brandon Lipps of Annandale, Virginia. He received a bachelor's degree in agricultural and applied economics (2002). His doctor of jurisprudence is from Texas Tech University's School of Law (2009). Following graduation from law school, the Woodson, Texas native worked as an associate at Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam before moving to Washington, D.C. to serve as counsel and senior professional staff to the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture. He then worked as Chief of Staff and Director of Federal Affairs in the Office of Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan. In this role, he was a leading force in developing policy initiatives and strategic priorities for the chancellor. He also served as Duncan's consultant, legislative aide, and rural district director. From there, Lipps went to work for the USDA, serving as Deputy Under Secretary of the Food, Nutrition & Consumer Services. Currently, Lipps is co-founder and principal of Caprock Strategies, a family company formed in 2021. In the past, he has served on the Board of Directors for the Ranching Heritage Association.
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
AddressTexas Tech University, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics