Brad is very much as active civically as he is professionally. The following organizations are of particular importance to him.
As the founding chapter of the now-international wish granting organization, Make-A-Wish of Arizona continues to be a trailblazer, granting 317 wishes in fiscal year 2013, a record in Arizona. The organization has dedicated itself to the Make-A-Wish mission, granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Brad is the Arizona chapter’s chair (2013–present), but he has served on the board since 2008 and held several committee and executive committee positions.
Arizona Law alumni — some 7,000 strong — support the College in myriad ways, as role models, mentors, teachers, employers, colleagues, and ambassadors for the James E. Rogers College of Law. Its alumni occupy positions of professional and civic leadership in almost every Arizona city. Brad is the University of Arizona Law College Association’s president (2012–present), but he has served on board and led committees since 2000.
The Arizona Commerce and Economic Development Commission is the leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: recruit, grow, create — recruit out-of-state companies to expand their operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to grow their business in Arizona and beyond; and partner with entrepreneurs and companies large and small to create new jobs and businesses in targeted industries. Brad served as commissioner (2008–2009). He was appointed by two Arizona governors and confirmed by the Arizona Senate to serve on the statewide economic development entity.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Arizona is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. The organization funds more cystic fibrosis (CF) research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support. Brad served as the chair of its Finest Couples event.
The Arthritis Foundation's mission is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Brad chaired its annual “Oscar Night” fundraising event in 2005 and 2006.
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource, helping practitioners develop and advance their careers, and organizations manage and protect their data. More than just a professional association, the IAPP provides a home for privacy professionals around the world to gather, share experiences, and enrich their knowledge. Brad is a member.