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Bradley E. Shumaker

Bradley E Shumaker

Experience

Brad has over 25 years of broad-based business and finance experience in a variety of industries.  His past experience includes managing mergers and acquisitions, implementing business process improvements, raising debt and equity financing through both public and private sectors, creating joint venture and partnership arrangements and establishing international operations in Europe, Asia and Africa.  Before joining the Center in 1997, Brad was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a computer software company where he was responsible for managing the company’s accounting, finance, administration, human resources, and information technology departments as well as the company’s software training and consulting division. Prior to that, he worked for eleven years as an auditor and consultant with PriceWaterhouse Coopers (formerly Coopers & Lybrand) where his client base included numerous fortune 500 companies. He was the recipient of the 1994 Coopers & Lybrand SEC Fellowship Award.

Current Role

Brad Shumaker is CCL’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and Treasurer. He is responsible for the overall financial health of the organization. His responsibilities include overseeing financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and all aspects of the treasury functions for the Center’s worldwide operations. He is also responsible for contract negotiations, investment returns, and serves as the Center’s in-house legal adviser. In addition to his finance responsibilities, Brad oversees the Center’s strategy and planning process, and the Center’s facilities management personnel. His duties in these areas include the development of the Center’s short and long term strategy including funding of the Center’s enterprise strategic plan, as well as individual project plans and initiatives.

Educational Background

Brad holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is or has been a board member on numerous professional, nonprofit/civic and for profit organizations. Brad is a member of the AICPA and NCACPA professional societies.

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