Brad was recruited by Cowden in April 2022 as a consultant for the employee benefits practice and is responsible for the development and management of comprehensive benefit strategies that align corporate goals with employee needs. He provides best practices for funding and reserve analyses as well as develops contribution, plan design, and member communication strategies.
Brad has over 12 years of experience working with executive management and human resource departments in financial consulting, business development, and benefits administration. During his career as a benefits advisor, Brad managed two self-funded associations of over 45 financial institutions which totaled over 6,000 enrolled employees and generated over a combined $100,000,000 in retained surplus. He was also tasked with generating and presenting at executive meetings along with delivering educational and industry updates at annual conventions.
Outside of work, Brad enjoys donating his time in numerous volunteer leadership roles ranging from Board President and Treasurer of Habitat for Humanity Blair County, Workplace Wellness committee member with the Blair County Chamber of Commerce and current Fundraising Chair Board Member with the Allegheny County Branch YMCA.
Brad earned his business degree from the John L. Grove College of Business at Shippensburg University. Prior to becoming a City of Pittsburgh resident in 2020, Brad was selected as a “Top 20 Under 40” professional by the Blair County Chamber of Commerce. He holds a Pennsylvania Life and Health License along with the designation of a Group Benefits Disability Specialist (GBDS).