Brad studied Elementary Education at Oakland City University and in 1992 received an Associate Degree in Business Management from Career Com Business in Evansville, Indiana. Before joining German American Insurance as a Community Business Unit and Personal Lines Insurance Agent, he spent time managing various retail businesses on both a local and regional level. Brad has been involved in coaching several youth sports, particularly youth basketball. He is also a member of Petersburg First Baptist Church. His wife, Jana, is a teacher at the Washington Community Schools. Brad's daughter, Madison, attends IU in Bloomington and his son, Lane, attends Pike Central. Brad's biggest hobby is basketball.