PROGRESS AND PLANS
What Brad's Accomplished, and What's Next
WHAT BRAD'S ACCOMPLISHED
Certified Leader. Earned recognition as a Certified Government Financial Manager from the Association of Government Accountants - one of fewer than 200 individuals with that certification in the State of Ohio. Named Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient by The Ohio State University John Glenn College of Public Affairs.
Modernizing Public Service. Made more and lower-cost options available for property tax payment than ever before, including credit/debit card payment, online bill payment, and e-billing.
Improving Financial Lives. Created the Portage Co. Financial Wellness Fair, a first-of-its-kind event aimed at connecting residents to financial resources. Partnered with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to bring targeted information to students, seniors, and veterans. Developed Home Improvement Program to help residents maintain their properties - and our communities - for less.
Stewardship. Managing public resources responsibly by working with staff, other elected officials, and the private sector to ensure the safety of tax our dollars and maximum return on public investments.
Innovation. Identifying new and creative ways of leveraging shared resources to address shared challenges like affordable housing, education and small business development.
Transparency. Building on efforts to make public information accessible in as many venues as possible, as simply as possible.
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