Brendon Cull is the president & CEO of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, after holding the positions of COO, EVP, and Chief Strategy Officer at the organization since 2015. Cull is leading one of the largest metro chambers of commerce with a strategy focused on growing the region’s economy, population, and cultural vibrancy.
Brendon’s journey in Cincinnati began in 1995 when he enrolled at Xavier, and in nearly thirty years since, he has had deep experiences in the government, corporate, and non-profit sectors. His leadership was pivotal in efforts to expand transportation and infrastructure funding in Hamilton County, grow BLINK into a $127 million economic impact experience, and steer the region’s business community through the pandemic via the RESTART Task Force. At the Kroger Co., he led Government Affairs for nearly a decade, developing business-oriented legislative action plans, and advising executives on vital policy and political issues. During a critical moment in the City's history from 2000-2005, Cull was the legislative director and press secretary for Cincinnati Mayor Charlie Luken.
Brendon graduated from from Xavier University with a degree in Organizational Communication. He is also a graduate of the Chamber’s Leadership Cincinnati Class 36 and Building Cultural Competence program.