Don Brady grew up in a Niagara Falls, NY. After serving in the US Army, Don worked for Ingersoll Rand. Don Brady started Brady in 1962 in Greensboro, NC, where it is now headquartered with three offices and six retail stores throughout the state. In 2008 Don was named Chairman of Brady. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester and completed The Executive Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Don is active in the education community with various boards and committees, and was the recipient of the Nathanael Greene Award for Outstanding Contributions to Community Enrichment. Don lives in Greensboro with his wife Mary Gay and enjoys spending time five children and fourteen grandchildren.