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Lake Superior College alum Tim Brandon began his appointment as the school’s new Dean of Business and Industry on Monday, July 1.

Brandon, who received an AAS degree in Automotive Collision Repair from LSC in 2000, had been an Auto Body instructor at Lake Superior College since 2018.


“Tim brings a strong understanding of academics and business principles that makes him an excellent fit for this position,” said search committee chairs Anna Sackette-Urness and Cary Komoto. “We are confident that under Tim’s leadership, the B&I Division will continue to grow and serve our students and community’s needs.”

Upon graduating from LSC, Brandon began as a technician at Custom Coach Collision Repair and then transitioned to owner/operator of Chester Park Sales and Service for four years in Duluth. He went on to serve as general manager for Custom Coach Collision Repair in Hermantown.

Brandon was also an Auto Body Technology advisory committee member for Lake Superior College prior to his hire as an instructor where he has helped assess and update the curriculum and overall direction for the auto body program.

Trevor Wills, who had been serving as the Interim Dean of Business and Industry, returns to his role as Associate Dean of Aviation. We would like to thank Trevor for serving in this interim role. – Lake Superior College press release