As a member of Accelerate’s executive team, Brandon O’Gara leads all financial and investment functions for the Accelerate platform, where he is responsible for acquisitions, corporate finance, investor relations, and helping set the strategic direction for the firm.
Brandon joined Accelerate from Echo Investment Capital, where he helped raise more than $1 billion of capital from institutional investors and LPs which was deployed over approximately 5,500 transactions and more than 110,000 acres of oil and gas real property rights. He was previously with Wexford Capital where he worked closely with Diamondback Energy and Viper Energy Partners.
Brandon earned his B.S. in economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He was previously a board member of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and is a co-founder of Serve and Return, which provides tennis education and training to underserved youth in New York.