Brad Beard

2016 Board Chair
Regional President
Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Ave S
Minneapolis 55435
(952) 924-8348 | Email

Brad Beard has been a vital part of the Richfield Chamber of Commerce since 2013 and currently serves as the 2016 Board Chair. Brad is also the Regional President of Fairview Southdale Hospital, and his leadership experience has been a valuable resource for the Chamber. With over 25 years of experience in healthcare administration, Brad Beard brings invaluable insight to his role.

A University of Minnesota-Twin Cities alum, Brad is skilled in strategic planning, finance, human resources and operations, and leverages his vast expertise for the Richfield Chamber. Beard also uses his circles of influence to help provide the Richfield Chamber with a variety of compelling, enriching topics and speakers for the monthly Chamber meetings.

Brad grew up in Cooperstown, New York, but has lived with his wife Gwen and three daughters in Edina, Minnesota for the past 28 years. An exemplary citizen and a skilled businessman, Brad was awarded “Business Person of the Year” by the city of Edina in 2011.

Fairview Southdale Hospital is a nationally-certified Stroke Center, a recipient of the Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award and the Twin Cities’ first Level III Trauma Center. With care ranging from emergency care, to health and wellness services, to specialized care for heart and joint problems, the Fairview Southdale Hospital employs 2600 people. Fairview Southdale Hospital joined the Richfield Chamber of Commerce in 2009 and has been an active member ever since. To learn more about the Fairview Southdale Hospital, check out their directory page here.

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