Posted: July 30, 2003
AFL-CIO: CITY COUNCILMAN NAMED EXEC DIRECTOR
Committee of the AFL-CIO of Delaware, which represents over 40,000
workers and 110 affiliated unions, announced that it has named
Gerald L. Brady as executive director.
Brady, a lifelong
resident of Delaware and former president of Painters and Allied
Trades Local 1159, currently serves as a Chief Warrant Officer Two
in the Delaware Army National Guard and represents the 8th
District on the Wilmington City Council. Brady is a 1992 recipient
of the Robert Kirkwood Award for the Outstanding Delaware National
Guard Company Commander, and is a former member of the St. Ann's
“Gerald Brady brings
many years of operational leadership and community and political
experience to an organization that has many daily demands in serving
ongoing member needs as well as planning and meeting long term
strategic goals. Gerald’s experience is a perfect match for the
organization at this time,” said Michael A. Begatto, president of
the AFL-CIO of Delaware.
Brady was formerly the
operations manager, charting manager, and Governmental and Public
Affairs advisor with Clear Channel Outdoor in their Wilmington
office and was president of his own small business, Brady Feed and
Supply Company, from 1988 until 1993.
Brady, a 1975 graduate
of Salesianum School in Wilmington, also has a degree in criminal
justice from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Brady resides in
Wilmington with his wife Judith and four children, Margaret Mary,
Elizabeth Anne, Emily Jeanne and Gerald, Jr.
Brady said he was honored by this appointment and looks forward to
serving the working families throughout Delaware. "The AFL-CIO gives
Delaware workers a voice in improving their working conditions and
benefits, thereby providing a better life for their families and
their communities. In my mind, there is no better calling than to
help build a better state through stronger families and better
communities.," he said.
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