Brad Velotta joined ScottMadden in 2020 after serving as the chief of staff of a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) consulting, education, and training organization where he led the first organizational redesign in 20 years, resulting in the implementation of a shared services model and cost management program lauded by DoD leaders. Since 2009, he has served as a senior consultant to numerous foreign government leaders throughout Latin America, the Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and Southwest Asia. Brad’s experience ranges from organizational leadership, strategy, and design to end-to-end supply chain transformations to process improvement, cost reduction, and executive leader development. His project experience with both energy and shared services clients has included interconnection process transformation, demand side strategy development, grid edge strategy and implementation, safety management, and enterprise transformation. Prior to DoD consulting, Brad served 20 years as a United States Army infantry officer where he led combat, counternarcotic, and counterterrorist operations around the world. He holds a master of science in international relations and an M.B.A. from Emory University Goizueta Business School. He is fluent in Spanish.