Brandon Webb is a combat–decorated Navy SEAL sniper turned entrepreneur who has built two brands into an eight–figure business. As a U.S. Navy Chief he was head instructor at the Navy SEAL sniper school, which produced some of America’s most legendary snipers.
After leaving home at 16 Brandon joined the US Navy to become a Navy SEAL.
His first assignment was as a helicopter Search & Rescue (SAR) swimmer and Aviation Warfare Systems Operator with HS-6. In 1997 his SEAL training package was approved; he joined over 200 students in BUD/S class 215 and went on to complete the training as one of twenty-three originals.
He served with SEAL Team 3, Naval Special Warfare Group One Training Detachment (sniper cell) and the Naval Special Warfare Center (sniper course) as the Naval Special Warfare West Coast sniper Course Manager.
Over his navy career he completed four deployments to the Middle East and one to Afghanistan, and redeployed to Iraq in 2006–7 as a contractor in support of the US intelligence community. An accomplished and proven leader, Brandon was meritoriously promoted to First Class Petty Officer, ranked #1 in the Command, while an instructor at sniper cell. Shortly after he was promoted again to the rank of Chief Petty Officer (E-7).
He has received numerous distinguished service awards, including Top Frog at Team 3 (best combat diver), the Presidential Unit Citation (awarded by President George W. Bush), and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medal with “V” device for valor in combat. Webb ended his Navy career early to spend more time with his children and focus on entrepreneurship.
As an entrepreneur Brandon crashed and burned his first start up in 2009 and went negative.
After this experience he went on to and create Webb two brands: SOFREP Media (SOFREP.com) and Crate Club, and bootstrapped them to eight-figure revenue. He successfully exited the Crate Club in 2020 mid Pandemic.
He continues to run SOFREP Media as CEO, a military-themed digital media company. SOFREP aims to be the “MARVEL” of military content and has already produced several hit online shows, books, and podcasts. It’s a blend of video, digital print, podcast, and indie book publisher.
Webb is multiple New York Times bestselling author of nonfiction and is now focused on his new thriller series with his creative writing partner John David Mann.
Steel Fear, is a high-seas thriller that follows the US navy’s first serial killer. He is also the author of “The Reservation”, a fictional account of the dark side of Special Ops in Afghanistan.
Brandon studied at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and Harvard Business School’s two-year OPM program. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, and has served as an appointed member on the veterans advisory committee to the Small Business Administration (SBA).
He enjoys spending time with his tight circle of amazing kids, family and friends. When he’s not traveling or flying his planes upside-down, you can find him at home in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico.