President & Publisher
Call Brandi at 805-965-5205.
Twitter @truebluebr (the opinions and rants are my own)
Brandi Rivera started with The Independent in March of 2008. As CFO she manages both the human resource and accounting functions of the paper. A Santa Barbara "local" by way of UCSB, where she earned both her Bachelors and Human Resource Management certification, Brandi appreciates how involved The Independent is in the community. The staff is like a giant family to her.
Brandi sits on the board of the Santa Barbara Human Resource Association where she chairs the Diversity committee. She also is currently pursuing her MBA from Pepperdine University. In her spare time she enjoys reading, running, watching movies and rooting for her favorite sport teams. #GoDodgers #GoLakers #GoNiners .