Brad’s journey into Health IT is remarkable, stemming from his background as a Marine Corps Sergeant and Squad Leader in Ramadi, Iraq. Following an honorable discharge he transitioned to nursing, starting as a bedside nurse at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma and eventually becoming the Manager of the Neurotrauma Center. In this role, he oversaw a sizable team and specialized units, emphasizing his love for working with dedicated teams and solving complex challenges.

Brad’s leadership philosophy centers on fostering environments where individuals and teams can thrive, guided by principles like humility, respect, and empowerment. He lives by the motto, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go as a team,” highlighting his commitment to collaborative success. Joining the Information Management (IM) role with CSS was a natural choice for him, as he relishes effective team communication, tactical problem-solving, and goal-oriented approaches. Brad values the intensity and novelty of the use cases, seeing them as opportunities to shape the healthcare field for the benefit of clinical teams and patients. Outside of work, he enjoys family time, staying active, and expressing his creativity through poetry.