Brad Fraley



Brad is the president and founder of Leading Edge. He built the company because of his passion for aviation and education. His background includes 35 years of business development experience, from real estate to pizza restaurants and a lot in between. He attended COCC and Portland State University, majoring in engineering. He also has fixed wing and rotor wing ratings.

What Brad especially likes about the company is watching students succeed in the program and moving on to various careers in aviation. He also enjoys the people who work there and the challenges and nuances of operating an aviation company.

In his spare time Brad likes snowboarding, skiing, wakeboarding, fly fishing, hiking, and spending time working on his ranch. He is married with three adult children.