Brad works closely with the board & members of Channel Key’s leadership team in providing key strategy regarding the company’s direction. Through various organizations and industry related groups he commonly speaks around the world on how to unlock the power of Amazon both from a 1p and 3p perspective. Over the past few years, Brad has been recognized as one of the leading Amazon thought leaders in the world and is routinely called on by the Wall Street Journal, Inc Magazine, the Young Presidents Organization and countless other media outlets for comments regarding the Amazon marketplace.
Before Channel Key:
Brad is currently the CEO of Trend Nation LLC, one of Amazon.com’s largest sellers in the world having sold over $150 Million in products. Under Brad’s leadership, the company grew from a single product, home-based business back in 2007 to an industry-leading, middle market e-commerce company with over 65 employees. During his tenure as CEO, the company has been recognized four times by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. Prior to Trend Nation Brad was the founder and president of Dynamic Media Group, an out of home media company that he grew into a multi-city regional agency before selling it to NCT Ventures. Outside of Brad’s entrepreneurial endeavors he has held various sales and marketing positions at Priceline.com, Bank of America, and Ross Laboratories.
Schooling and Personal Tidbits:
Brad holds a BSBA from The Ohio State University and earned his EO Executive MBA from MIT University. He is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and was a 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist. Brad was recognized as one of Cleveland, Ohio’s Top 10 Entrepreneurs in 2007, and earned the 40 Under 40 award for being one of Las Vegas, Nevada’s top business leaders in 2013. His most memorable recollections growing up in Ohio were shaped by his experiences with the Boy Scouts where he achieved the Eagle Scout Rank. When Brad isn’t working, he enjoys family time with his wife and kids, bowling, traveling and tinkering with coin-operated gadgets.