For more than a decade, Brad Livingston was the Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). In that position he was responsible for 38,000 employees, a biennial budget of more than $6 billion and every aspect of operations for one of the largest prison systems in the United States. He also had oversight of the parole and probation systems. Before serving as TDCJ’s Executive Director Brad was the agency’s Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining TDCJ, Brad served as a top aide in Governor George W. Bush’s Office of Budget and Planning. Brad is a nationally-recognized leader in the field of criminal justice administration and law enforcement in general. His consulting strengths are enhanced even more by his work with the Legislative Budget Board and his oversight of procurement strategies for one of the largest public agencies in Texas. He is particularly adept in procurement analysis, finance and political strategy.
Brad holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with honors from Metropolitan State University of Denver and a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin.
As a consultant with specialized subject matter knowledge and executive leadership experience, as well as his decades of credibility and relationships, Brad provides valuable insight, guidance and assistance to clients of Strategic Partnerships, INC (SPI).
For more information regarding Brad’s availability to consult, contact the SPI Team at 512-531-3900.