Meet the Board: Brad Young, President

Brad Young

Brad W. Young, President
Current elected term: December 2014 - December 2018


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. The Board elected Mr. Young its president December 2010-December 2011, December 2014-December 2015, December 2015-December 2016, December 2016-December 2017, and again through December 2018. He is liaison to the Board's Endowment Fund Committee.

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 from 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 serves on the planned giving committee for Frederick Memorial Hospital and is a member of the adjunct faculty at Mount St. Mary’s University. He is also president of the Frederick County Estate Planning Council and a member of Frederick Rotary.

"The goal and work of the school board should be 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.

Brad Young is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer (member SIPC) and registered investment advisor. CRN1194495-050815