Erik Brand publishes the Latin America Advisor at the Inter-American Dialogue and directs the Corporate Program. He previously worked at the International Advisory Group, a publishing and public affairs firm in New York City. Earlier in his career, Brand worked at the Advisory Board Company in Washington and, briefly, for the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress. He graduated with a double major, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Wheaton College and has undertaken master’s degree coursework in international management and public affairs at the University of Maryland and the University of Minnesota.