W. Bradley Cooper joins Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer, bringing 35 years of senior financial leadership with various service, manufacturing and distribution companies at rapid-growth, turnaround and startup levels. He has broad financial management experience, including successful private equity partnerships together with leveraged and asset-based financing, industry consolidation, and mergers and acquisitions. Brad has developed and directed financial strategies, including working closely with boards, equity shareholders, lenders and transaction process management that drives solid enterprise value through process and business improvements. As a partner with management, he works closely with operations, including IT, building and improving finance and accounting teams, systems and processes for efficiency, accuracy and information.
Brad’s most recent work experience has been as CFO with FFF Enterprises, Inc., the largest U.S. distributor of plasma products, vaccines and other specialty and biopharmaceuticals with a direct-to-patient specialty pharmacy subsidiary ($1.9B revenue.) He also served as CFO with MNX Global Logistics, a private equity-backed $80M revenue asset light provider of critical and security-sensitive global transportation and logistics services in express, supply chain management and freight services with seven U.S. and eleven international locations. Prior to MNX, Brad was CFO, Executive VP of Finance, and Board Member of BI Incorporated, a private equity-sponsored leading U.S. provider of electronic monitoring, community-based reentry and supervision services and Department of Homeland Security intensive supervision services. He served as VP, National Patient Business Services and as regional VP, Financial Operations, with American Medical Response, then a $1B national Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provider with 250 operations in 38 states and the largest provider of such services with over 20,000 employees. Brad began his career in public accounting with Ernst & Young.
Brad is a CPA (active), CGMA and resides in Orange County, CA, with his wife and family where he enjoys spending time with his five children and five grandchildren. He loves being active, including skiing, boating and community involvement. He earned his Bachelor of Science, Accounting from Brigham Young University.