Brad Welch

CentraCom: Chief Operating Officer

Brad Welch is the Chief Operating Officer of CentraCom. He has been employed with the company for over 25 years. He began his career at CentraCom in the Internet department as a technician and continued to be promoted in the company to Broadband Manager, Vice President of CLEC operations, and then to his current role as COO.

Brad has been the President of the Utah Rural Telecom Association multiple times, and has worked closely with the Utah Legislature on multiple bills to improve Broadband in Utah. In addition, Brad serves on the Utah Education Advisory Council and the USTelecom Association’s Leadership Committee.

Brad has made volunteer service a large part of his life. He is currently the Mayor of Fairview, Utah. He has been a member of the Sanpete County Search and Rescue for over 10 years holding multiple positions including Commander. He has also been a member of the Fairview Fire and Rescue Department for over 10 years.

Brad is married to Valerie, his wife of 24 years. They have two wonderful daughters. When he’s not working he enjoys riding in the mountains in his Polaris RZR and going to NFL games with a goal to attend a game in every NFL stadium.