Brad has over forty years of diversified business experience, most recently the past twenty years in corporate travel management. In his current role as Owner, President and CEO for Topaz International, he has the unique role of being able to assess both the corporate side and the supplier side of the business travel industry as an independent third party. He began his corporate travel career at Xerox Corporation in the Corporate Travel Department, and served in global client and operation roles at Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Rosenbluth International.
Brad has an undergraduate degree in Finance from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts and a Masters in Business Administration from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. He has served in leadership roles at the Association of Corporate Travel Executives and is an active member of both ACTE and the Global Business Travel Association. He has attended and completed certificate programs at The Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Currently he is an adjunct professor of business at the University of Southern Maine where he teaches Entrepreneurship. He resides in Kennebunkport Maine with his wife Heidi, two beagles and has three children usually traveling somewhere in the world.