Brad is Kodiak’s Chief Information Officer.
As CIO, Brad directs all tactical and strategic information technology decisions for Kodiak’s operations. Brad brings over 40 years of IT and software engineering and programming experience to his role.
“No matter how big Kodiak becomes, we will always strive to keep the culture we have developed and promised our teams 10 years ago.”
Brad began his career in the building materials industry in 1990 working for Digital Equipment Corporation in Milwaukee as a software consultant implementing a new ERP system for Blain’s Farm and Fleet in the Midwest, introducing him to the retail distribution business.
Previous to his role at Kodiak, Brad was the Vice President of Enterprise Information Management with ProBuild Holdings where he created the organization and led the data warehouse technology solutions for the company’s enterprise operational reporting and data consolidation systems. In 2003, Brad was hired as CIO at United Building Centers (UBC), a predecessor company to ProBuild. In addition to providing oversight for all IT operations at UBC, Brad guided numerous system conversions and implementations required in UBC’s mergers and acquisitions activities.
Brad graduated with a BS degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse in 1983.
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