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Brad Self brings more than 25 years of experience in a wide range of human resource areas to his role as Clark Schaefer Hackett’s Chief Talent Officer. At CSH, Brad uses his passion for creating employee development plans and strategies to drive firm-wide employee engagement. By offering tools and resources that support career success, he galvanizes the CSH workforce to be involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work. Brad is a champion for CSH Max, the firm’s career opportunity maximization program, which includes recruitment, performance management, professional development, employee retention and career progression planning.

Before joining CSH, Brad led the development and strategy of employee engagement and development programs—on a local, national and global level—in diverse industries such as flavors, pharmaceutical, information technology and manufacturing. Brad has presented and led workshops on a number of human resource topics, including leadership development, emotional intelligence, social awareness and communication.


  • MS, Executive Leadership and Organizational Change, Northern Kentucky University
  • BS, Education, Tennessee Temple Univerity

Certification & Licensure

  • Senior Human Resource Certification - Xavier University
  • Certified Project Manager (CPM) - Xavier University
  • State Education Certification K-12 and Adult

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Human Resource Management

Community Activities

  • Kentucky Chamber of Commerce - Labor & Education Board