Brad is a proud Ohio native but happy to call North Carolina his new home. Since he was a child, he has loved reading, writing, and the outdoors. While in college at The Ohio State University, Brad preferred reading novels, taking road trips, and camping over studying. He eventually graduated and then earned his master's degree in English Education from the University of Toledo. After spending several years teaching and tutoring, he left education to pursue documentary filmmaking and writing.Brad joined the TB&C team to reconnect with his love for the outdoors, and he approaches his role at TB&C as an adventure educator. When you see him at the shop, he'll give you a high five, and he'd love to hear about your latest adventure or the one you're planning.