Brendan Desjardins was born in Toledo, OH, but moving to Richardson, TX at the age of nine made him a Texan for life. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Economics and his Master’s Degree in Operations Management all at the University of Arkansas. Brendan now resides in McKinney, TX with his wife Lori and their two dogs Kopi and Shanny. They are expecting their first child in June of 2018. Brendan has been an avid ice hockey fan and player his entire life and enjoys coaching hockey, playing hockey, and cheering on the Dallas Stars in his spare time. He will also never turn down a round of golf in the beautiful Texas weather.