CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Brad Hermes serves as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer and the Corporate Treasurer. He is tasked with overseeing the fiscal soundness of CSD’s revenues, budget, properties and investments. As CFO, Brad works closely with the CEO and president to develop strategic planning that maintains the financial health of the company. His responsibilities include ensuring historical financial information is reported accurately and developing economic forecasts in order to determine the best investment of CSD’s financial resources.
A certified public accountant, Brad comes to CSD with nearly 10 years of experience leading accounting and finance teams. He has advised and maintained client relationships in a variety of industries, including nonprofit, government, healthcare and technology—both nationally and abroad. Most recently, he was employed as an audit manager at KPMG LLP. In this capacity, he was responsible for managing a team of audit professionals, along with the daily management of audit engagements, budgeting and working with other cross departmental teams within tax, advisory and technology groups. Prior to his role as audit manager, he was an audit senior associate at a KPMG branch in the United Kingdom, leading audit teams for grants and higher education funding.
Brad holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a walk-on Longhorns football player. He currently serves as a board member and treasurer for the Texas School for the Deaf Foundation.