Brad conducts enterprise-wide accountability and performance assessments in support of institutional and operational planning. He also provides research and consultative leadership to support administrative decision-making and strategic planning functions at all levels of UAS management. A core task for this reporting and consulting position includes developing SQL-embedded SAS analytics programs for an Oracle relational database comprised of approximately 2,000 tables, 40,000 columns, and 1.5 billion records.
Prior to working at UAS Brad was a senior analyst at an Alaskan consulting firm, McDowell Group. His career experience includes managing projects with combined budgets of $2 million for diverse clients--including Fortune 500 companies, NGOs, governments, and intergovernmental organizations at local, regional, and national levels. During these projects he collaborated with economists and statisticians at the United Nations, World Bank, and national statistical offices in China, Colombia, and Indonesia. In addition to project management, Brad has experience managing a database comprised of 65 million data points that measured natural resource flows through regional supply chains. Brad has also designed and taught an M.B.A. course on ecological economics and authored a wide range of publications; one of these was cited by Nobel Laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen in their report on the measurement of economic performance and social progress.
Brad was born and raised in Ohio and then lived in Berkeley, California for four years before moving to Juneau in 2011 with his wife Elizabeth for her career as an optometrist. Brad holds an M.B.A. with concentrations in Business Analytics and Finance from the University of California, Davis. He also earned a B.S. degree in Economics and a B.S. degree in Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology from the Ohio State University.