Vice President of Acquisitions
Braden joined Hempel in 2020 as the Vice President of Acquisitions. Braden leads the sourcing, underwriting and due diligence process for acquisitions and dispositions.
Previously Braden worked for a family office/investment sales team in Chicago where he underwrote over $750 million worth of office and industrial assets for clients. Additionally, he was the lead analyst on approximately $250 million of office and industrial acquisitions/developments.
Braden graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance. Braden was enrolled in the rigorous investment management program (IMCP). The IMCP program is a CFA institute recognized program where students managed a real portfolio of mixed asset classes that exceed $7 million. He passed his Level I CFA exam and is a candidate for the CFA Level II.