Reese Braband has worked in the Liberty athletics equipment department since being hired in September 2012, and he currently serves as Olympic Sports Equipment Manager. Braband is responsible for the purchase, inventory, management and maintenance of equipment and apparel for several of Liberty's Olympic sports, while also helping outfit the Athletics Administration staff. He assists the department in managing equipment budgets, and also aided in the startup of the Athletic Equipment department within Liberty Athletics.
Braband has been a certified member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) since 2014. Prior to joining Liberty's athletics staff, Braband worked as Business Operations Coordinator with Liberty Club Sports from August 2011 through September 2012. A native of Waukesha, Wis., Braband earned a Bachelor of Science in sport management from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in December 2008. He completed a master's degree in sport management from Liberty in May 2013. Braband and his wife, Jodi, currently reside in Lynchburg with their two children, Michael (2) and Sadie (1).