Brad became Vice President, Academic in March 2015. From 2011 to 2015, he was the Vice President, Academic at Red Deer College. Previously Brad was the Dean of the School of Manufacturing and Automation at SAIT. Twenty years in engineering and manufacturing gives him a strong background in process and structure, but Brad credits his time in post-secondary for teaching him the importance of people in delivering a solid educational experience. Brad has a bachelor of applied science and a master’s degree, both specializing in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is currently completing a Doctor of Education in Post-Secondary Leadership at the University of Calgary. He is active in the community and has served on provincial committees, including the Alberta Senior Academic Officers and the Alberta Association in Higher Education for Information Technology. He currently sits on the Board of the Chair Academy.