Brandon Chicotsky

Texas Christian University

Prior to joining the faculty at the TCU Neeley School of Business, Dr. Brandon Chicotsky served on the business faculty at Johns Hopkins University and subsequently as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Integrated Marketing at New York University.

Dr. Chicotsky’s career began in United States Congressional lobbying for military aid appropriations for allies abroad at a “top 3” firm, which provided professional inroads in the Middle East enabling his subsequent appointment in the private sector. Dr. Chicotsky’s entry into private equity was in Tel Aviv, Israel through an externship with New York University as a graduate student, which involved capital fundraising for a portfolio of technology startups from various investor communities in Europe and Asia.

This deal-flow led to Dr. Chicotsky’s first Chief Marketing Officer role in a venture-backed endeavor, which informed a decade of company building, capital fundraising, and more recently, angel investing and marketing advisorships for growth-stage enterprises (

Dr. Chicotsky earned his Doctorate in Communication and Information Sciences from The University of Alabama, Master’s in Management from New York University, and Bachelor’s in Cultural Anthropology from The University of Texas at Austin. Outside of professorship, service endeavors, and marketing advising, Dr. Chicotsky acquires, refurbishes, and rents real estate properties in the Ft. Worth area.

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