Braden grew up in Illinois and worked in the Residential Market throughout High School and College. He graduated from Rend Lake College with an Associates in Architecture and completed his Bachelors in Construction Management at Southern Illinois Uninversity, Carbondale.
After college, Braden started working for a Contractor in Champaign, working on U of I projects for 2 Years. He later moved to Austin where he worked for a General Contractor, but moved back home after 3 1/2 years to be closer to his family. Braden joined HRCO at the beginning of January as a Roofing Project manager.