YLD Board Member Bio
Brad Emanuel is serving his third year on the YLD Board and steps into the role of Executive Vice President. Brad works in the real estate investment industry as a principal at ATI Capital in Highland Park. He previously served in a management role in the retail furniture industry. After co-chairing the 2011 Israel Mission, Brad continued the momentum back in Chicago by creating the Israel Trip Post Program. This initiative focused on providing meaningful events for trip alumni in key areas of education, fundraising, and volunteering intended to keep this group engaged with YLD. In addition, Brad's other assignments included The Big Event, Core Campaign, Volunteer, and a liaison to the Israel Overseas Commission. Brad received a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in real estate finance and investment from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in international relations with an emphasis on international political economy and policy studies. In his spare time, Brad enjoys playing golf, as well as following the Bears, Badgers, and Dodgers. Brad is originally from Highland Park, Illinois, and currently resides in Chicago.