Brad BrownCaptain of the Planning Division and Lean Champion, City of Grand Rapids, MI, Fire Department
Brad Brown is a career firefighter with over two decades of experience, currently serving as the captain of the Planning Division and lean champion for the City of Grand Rapids, MI, Fire Department where he has embraced the use of data- driven decision making.
Having a lifelong passion for learning, Brown has recently completed a four-year executive fire officer program at the national fire academy and embarked on his doctor of education degree in organizational leadership and development from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids.
He has presented numerous times over the past several years for the Michigan Lean Consortium, The American Society for Quality, and the Center for Public Safety Excellence. When not learning or working, Brad spends time on the family farm with his wife, two young children, and way too many animals.