Prior to joining RPM Ventures, Brad spent the early part of his entrepreneurial career as an analyst at the J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Chicago. As an analyst, Brad advised ultra-high-net-worth clients on a series of sophisticated investment, estate planning, and credit strategies. In addition, he also helped families and institutions develop and reach their philanthropic goals. The time Brad spent building relationships at J.P. Morgan has prepared him well to support emerging entrepreneurs!
Early Stage DNA: In 2010, Brad was peer-elected to serve as the #1 youth representative of the Boy Scouts of America’s national honor society, the Order of the Arrow. During his term, Brad served on behalf of the organization’s 3.5 million members by organizing leadership seminars, orchestrating national events, and supporting the socratic revision of the strategic plan. He also had the opportunity to deliver the Boy Scout of America’s Annual Report to several key Congressional and publicly elected officials in Washington D.C., including a presentation to President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.
Community: Brad is an active member in the Boy Scouts of America community, where he provides mentorship and guidance for youth in the organization. Brad is also a Fellow within the Michigan Venture Fellow Program.
Brad graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry and a minor in Economics. He is an outdoor adventurer, likes maps, and spends his spare time supporting his family’s farm. Little known fact: he’s been to Antarctica.