Although he grew up on the prairies, Brad spent many of his summers visiting family on the Island, realizing from a young age that he would end up here someday. As soon as it was possible, he moved here with his wife, Ally, and they have both fallen in love with their adopted community of Cumberland. Work life for Brad involves accessing the inaccessible using ropes. When not away at work Brad loves to spend time with his wife and their two dogs riding the trails in Cumberland. He also volunteers with Comox Valley Search & Rescue and has achieved fame as a founding member of The Village Idiots trivia team.