Brad Harwick

Brad Harwick

Senior Vice President, Learning & Development


Bury, Inc.

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Breaking my leg at Marine Officer Candidate School.
Developed skills in marketing while in banking for 10 years.
Jumped into high tech and led marketing.
Helped lawyers build their practices within an international law firm.
Joined a top design firm and built their marketing operation and rebranded the firm.
Began building the Bury Academy to help our professionals grow their technical and managerial skills.
Keep following my journey

Education

High School
Bachelor
Texas A & M University-College Station
Graduate
Business Administration and Management, General
Texas A & M University-College Station
Graduate
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Texas A & M University-College Station

Career

Senior Vice President, Learning & Development

I lead the talent development and learning for a 300 person design firm in Austin, Texas.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Design
Engineering
Teaching / Mentoring

Day to Day

Much of my time is spent counseling others - inside and outside our firm - on their career choices and development needs. I also am plugging in curriculum and content that will help our teams grow in technical and managerial areas.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

I spent 25 years leading marketing operations and branding in four different industries. I pivoted in 2012 to this new field as I was seeking new challenges. My managerial skills transferred nicely to this new area for our firm and building out the Bury Academy.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for professionals

Know what you are passionate about and apply your learning and prior career. Aristotle said "Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, there lies your vocation."

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:

undergrad
Bachelor
anything
graduate
Graduate
Business/Mgmt/Education

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Parents:

"I really did not get Noise from my parents. They were always about doing something I was interested in. My dad said a degree in marketing would open up lots of opportunities...it has."

Challenges I Overcame

Financial