As Director of Communications of National Public Health Information Coalition, Marietta, GA. October 2011-present, Brad offers extensive management experience in public relations, media relations, writing and editing, social media, marketing and advertising, media training, print and electronic publications, brand management, crisis communications, website content, planning and implementation of special events and social responsibility promotions, preparation and delivery of presentations, and speech writing.
He has written and promoted hundreds of news releases, planned dozens of news conferences, and conducted hundreds of interviews that have resulted in positive state and national media coverage. He has won more than a dozen awards for excellence for his work from public relations and professional organizations.
Among his other accomplishments, Brad was responsible for company communications for the environmental company he worked for which was contracted to assist in the aftermath of 9/11 at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon; directed all communications, marketing, media relations and training, and internal and external publications of Arizona’s public health agency in Phoenix, as the Communications Director for the Arizona Department of Health Services for seven years; and as a young journalist (B.S, Journalism, Arizona State University) served for 4 years as Managing Editor, Arizona Capitol Times, also in Phoenix.
His activities in local, state and national politics include:
- Editorial Board member and contributing writer, La Voz De Los Campesinos 1997-2000. This is a bilingual newsletter by the Arizona Interagency Farmworkers Coalition.
- Arizona Governor’s Award for Excellence 1995 as Chairman of the Public Health Week Planning Team.