In 2011, Brenna Hansen graduated from Arizona State University with a BA in Political Science. After graduation, Brenna moved to Washington, D.C., working for Senator Kent Conrad from North Dakota as Assistant to the Chief of Staff and Deputy Scheduler. She then worked for Representative Ann Kirkpatrick from Arizona as a Legislative Correspondent.
Moving back to Arizona to pursue her Master of Public Administration (MPA), Brenna also pursued full-time work, starting at the College of Letters and Sciences (now College of Integrative Sciences and Arts) within Business Operations. She then moved to The Sanford School and has worked there for three years. In that time, Brenna has completed her MPA and has progressed within her field to Business Operations Manager.