Brad Mahaney, PMP, CSM, ACC President & CEO
Brad has devoted his career to the Investment Management and Financial Services Industry and is currently in the role of Strategic Consultant at a Global S&P 500 Investment Management Company. He began his career in accounting and financial reporting, and has spent the past 24 years working within the Project Management field. During his career in Project Management, Brad has worked within various business units and PMOs as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, Program Manager, Consultant, Manager and Director. He has extensive experience providing project management, oversight and sponsorship on large, complex, global system-related implementations utilizing various forms of technology.
Brad is a strategic member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), volunteering and supporting the local Sacramento Valley Chapter and is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He was the previous Chief Financial Officer (CFO), served as the Chairman of the Chapter’s PMO Forum, sponsored the initiation and launch of the Agile Forum, acts as a trainer for PMP preparation courses and sits on the Board of Directors. Additionally, he is credentialed by the PMI as a Certified Project Manager (PMP), is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), a Certified Disciplined Agilist (CDA), holds a Six Sigma Lean Black Belt (LBBP) and has obtained a certification in Change Management (CMS). He has also earned a certification in project management from California State University, CCE. Brad is also member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).
Brad is a Corporate Trainer Certified (CTC) by the Management and Strategy Institute and facilitates group coaching, Design Thinking and organizational training using ToP (Technology of Participation) methods. Brad has taught project management and coaching at UC Davis CCE, and is a guest lecturer at California State University, Sacramento and the University of the Pacific, teaching project management and Agile methods.
Brad is also an Associate Certified Coach (ACC), where he is credentialed member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF). He received his Professional Coaching Certification from the University of California, Davis, and has spent the last decade coaching, providing professional coaching to people ranging from those who have recently entered the workforce to senior management and executives. He is the Founder and Principal of Developath, a professional coaching and consulting practice. Brad is a member of Toastmaster International where he has earned his CC designation. He is the Sponsor, the previous President and the current Treasurer of Franklin Speaking, the Toastmasters club that he started.
Brad has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and in Economics, and has his Master’s degree from the University of the Pacific.