Meet the Board: Brad W. Young, President

Brad Young

Brad W. Young, President
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, 2019-2020 and 2021-2022.

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 serves on the planned giving committee for Frederick Memorial Hospital and is an adjunct faculty member of the Mt. St. Mary’s University. He is a member of Frederick Rotary. Mr. Young also serves on the Board of I Believe in Me.

"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 four grandchildren.

Mr. Young is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer (member SIPC) and registered investment advisor. CRN-3482508-030821