Brad has over twenty years of experience in executive management, public affairs, communications, government relations, resource development and public relations. Brad served as the elected Councillor for Ward 9 – Stoney Creek, in the City of Hamilton for eight years where he successfully introduced the first municipal Whistle Blower Protection by-law in Canada. He successfully advocated for privacy by design and proactive disclosure policies, preserved the Eramosa Karst feeder lands and secured the funding and approvals for a new East Mountain Conservation Area to mitigate downstream flooding. Brad served in the 37th Ontario Legislative Assembly as the Member of Provincial Parliament for the Riding of Stoney Creek, Minister of Labour, Minister of Transportation, Commissioner of the Board of Internal Economy, Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Assistant Deputy Government Whip. During his time at Queen’s Park, Brad was responsible for repatriating GO Transit from the municipalities back to the province. He successfully privatized the Drivers’ License Testing Bureaus, completed the Niagara Needs Transportation Assessment, negotiated a new Land Ambulance Agreement with Ontario Municipalities and successfully amended the Mental
Health Act & Health Care Consent Act with the approval of Government Bill 68, Brian’s Law, with the incredibly rare all party support. Brad is proud and honored to have served a wide variety of organizations with their government relations, communications, fund development management, public and community relations needs such as: Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association, GoRVing Canada, Port Fuels Material Services Inc., Leveraged Green Energy, South Brook Golf & Country Club, Terrapure Environmental, St. Peter’s Health System, Songwriters Association of Canada, Hamilton Conservation Authority Foundation, and Catholic Missions in Canada.