Meet the Board: Brad W. Young, Board Member

Brad Young

Brad W. Young, Board Member
Current elected term: December 2018 - December 2022


Brad W. Young was elected to the Board of Education in November 2010 for a four-year term December 2010-14. He was re-elected to serve another four-year term December 2014-18 and another December 2018-2022. The Board elected Mr. Young its president for a December-December term 2010-2011, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019 and again through December 2020.

A 1982 graduate of Governor Thomas Johnson High, Mr. Young earned an associate’s degree in business at Frederick Community College, a bachelor’s degree in economics at the University of Maryland, College Park and master’s degree in business at Frostburg State University. A Certified Financial PlannerTM professional and a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor, he also holds certificates from the Northwestern Graduate Trust School and the Cannon Financial Institute Trust School.

Mr. Young is president and CEO of Maryland Financial Planners. He is an adjunct faculty member of Mount St. Mary's University. He is also past president of the Frederick County Estate Planning Council and a member of Frederick Rotary.

"The goal and work of the school board is to make sure students get a good education, while providing that in the most efficient manner for taxpayers," he said.

Mr. Young served 15 years on the Frederick Community College Board of Trustees, six years on the Board of the Maryland Association of Community College Trustees, and six years on the Board of the Association of Community College Trustees. He also served on the Board of Advisors for the Universities of Shady Grove for six years.

He and his wife Cheryl have three children and two grandchildren.

Mr. Young is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer (member SIPC) and registered investment advisor. CRN-2054041-030918