07.20.04 City Club: Bradley Whitehead

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Tue, 07/05/2005 - 04:08.
07/20/2005 - 07:00

Bradley Whitehead - Program Director, The Cleveland Foundation

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Brad Whitehead is a Program Director at The Cleveland Foundation. In this role, he works with business, political, academic, and community leaders on Northeast Ohio’s economic transformation agenda. Brad joined the Foundation in March of 2002.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Brad was a Director at the international management consulting firm of McKinsey and Company. At McKinsey, Brad’s client work spanned a broad range of corporate strategy, operations, and organizational issues, but his major area of focus was in growth and new business building. He worked throughout the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Brad was one of the Firm leaders of the Business Building Practice and prior to that he was a founder of the Firm’s Environment Practice. His client list included large corporations, entrepreneurial companies, and principal investment firms. He was also active in a number of pro bono economic development engagements on a global basis.

Brad has an A.B. with honors in Economics from Harvard and a Masters in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government. Brad has been a resident of Northeast Ohio since 1982, with interludes in Spain, Boston, Zaire, and Brazil. He has a wife and four children. 


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