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 $10B in value for dealership sales and surpassing the 750-deal mark in 2017.
Mr. Schmidt is an expert in the retail automotive industry with 30 years of experience personally handling more than 400 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 both 1989 and 1990 – all while an undergraduate student.
A licensed real estate agent in California, Mr. Schmidt holds real estate broker licenses in Washington and Florida, as well. He earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing from Biola University.
Mr. Schmidt resides in Irvine, California. He served on the board of elders at ROCKharbor Church for five years and is currently an advanced licensed head coach with the American Youth Soccer Organization. He is founder and president of a national non-profit organization: Floodways, which invests in the character and spiritual development of high-school- and college-age youth through conferences, published materials, and music resources. Mr. Schmidt has been married for twenty-three years to his wife Traci and has a daughter, Kendall (20), and three sons, Cameron (18), Carson (15), and Preston (13).