About Brad Dude
Brad Dude was born in Joliet, Illinois in 1948 and grew up in Buena Park, California. In 1970 he joined the Peace Corps in Micronesia as a Volunteer English teacher and then served as a staff member in both Samoa and Micronesia. Since then Brad has spent the past 40 years in the field of international development, training and consulting. Brad has co-authored two books and published three others on the value of personal temperament and its influence on self-awareness, professional relationships, leadership and productivity. He holds a journalism degree from Northern Illinois University. He currently conducts seminars on temperament and leadership while continuing his writing efforts.
For over 40 years, and in more than 30 territories and countries around the world, Brad has provided leadership training, organization development, program evaluation, workforce training, coaching, and project management services to U.S. Government agencies, public and non-profit organizations, and private sector enterprises. He specializes in training, group facilitation, process improvement, teambuilding, and strategic planning.
As the owner of Brad Dude & Associates, Inc., Brad continues to work and partner with colleagues at Next Level Consulting, the Ascend Development Group and other organizations to provide consulting and training services for his clients.
Brad currently serves as a co-coordinator for government employees from throughout Micronesia and Polynesia on a leadership training course. He is also a principal in the new Devbizexperts organization to provide services to non-profits. Brad lives in New Orleans with his wife, Sue. He has one son and three grandsons.