Brandi was born and raised in the Hattiesburg regional area. She attended the University of Mississippi where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008. Upon graduation, she moved to Santa Barbara, CA to work as the National Marketing Director and would later become the Director of Operations for a national baseball recruiting firm. In 2013, Brandi relocated to Nashville, TN where she began to transition her career from sports to finance. In 2014, she returned to Hattiesburg and obtained her Series 7 and Series 66 licenses to become an LPL Financial Advisor. Brandi went on to obtain her Series 24 license in anticipation of completing her acquisition of Southern Securities Group, LLC and began serving as the on-site OSJ. Brandi was first introduced to the wealth management industry at the ripe age of 8 years old when her father became a financial advisor himself. Growing up, she attended countless mutual fund conferences, meetings and other events where she began learning about investments at a very early age.
Brandi is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce where she volunteers as an ambassador to promote economic development in Hattiesburg. She is an avid reader and belongs to the Hattiesburg Book Club. She married Tyler Hoover in November 2014 and they have two children, Noah and Heidi. Brandi and her family reside in Ocean Springs where they attend St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Her favorite hobby is traveling.