Brady Schmidt

Brady Schmidt

President, Co-CEO
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Brady Schmidt joined National Business Brokers, Inc. in 1991 and has been the company’s President and CEO since 2004. NBB’s sales volume, gross revenue and geographic reach have consistently and significantly surged under Mr. Schmidt’s leadership, making it the largest new car dealership brokerage firm in the country, transacting more than $15B in value for dealership sales and surpassing the 900-deal mark in 2023.

Mr. Schmidt is an expert in the retail automotive industry with 33 years of experience personally handling more than 450 sales, mergers and acquisitions of new franchised dealerships. Additionally, Mr. Schmidt was the top-producing salesman at Marathon Recreational Vehicle Sales at Traveland U.S.A. in Irvine, California, where he was awarded Salesman of the Year in 1989 and 1990 – all while an undergraduate student.

Mr. Schmidt is also a new car dealer. He is a partner in four dealerships and Dealer Principal in three of those dealerships. The stores include a Ford dealership in Southern California, two Hyundai dealerships in Oahu, Hawaii, and a CDJR dealership in Oahu, Hawaii. Mr. Schmidt serves on the Board of Hyundai Hope on Wheels, the Regional Dealer Council for Hyundai, and the Board of Petra Cares. This Houston-based non-profit works with young people aging out of the foster care system to train them as level-one technicians and places them in jobs at new car dealerships.

Mr. Schmidt, a licensed real estate agent in California, also holds real estate broker licenses in Washington and Florida. He earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing from Biola University.

Mr. Schmidt has been married for 28 years to his wife, Traci. They have a daughter, Kendall, and three sons, Cameron, Carson, and Preston. The Schmidts reside in Irvine, California.