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Brad Israel

Aug 22, 2018

Brad serves as Chief Leadership Officer for 68 Ventures and all its core companies.  Prior to joining the team, Brad was the Director of Development for a national real estate development firm, specializing in single tenant, freestanding retail buildings. Brad is committed to the study and application of leadership in all forms; this stems from his 12 years of military service as an officer in the U.S. Army Infantry and Special Operations Community. On 9.11, Brad took on the responsibility to serve his country and lead men in combat.  He has deployed all over the world as a Green Beret and spent over two years in combat in support of Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan.

Brad graduated magna cum laude with a BA from Hampden-Sydney College.  After returning to his hometown of Mobile, AL, Brad immediately got involved in the community by serving on the Mobile Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is the Chairman for Military Affairs Committee.  He also serves on the advisory board for Synovus Bank and internationally with the Center for Expeditionary Economics. Brad is a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar and is passionate about speaking and consulting with companies and teams on leadership. Brad loves creating memories and experiences with his beautiful wife Anna, and three incredible boys through travel, adventure, the outdoors, and the community.