Brad Hermes

Chief Financial Officer


Brad services as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Gallaudet University. Brad works closely with the President, the Board of Trustees and executive leadership. He is responsible for the strategic financial leadership and vision that supports the University’s 501c3 mission, values, culture, and objectives and provides oversight that assures highest integrity of financial systems and decision making.

Certified Public Accountant with 19+ years of progressive accounting experience leading organizations in non-for-profit and public accounting environments under US & UK GAAP and US GASB over a variety of industries including higher education, both domestically and in the United Kingdom. Brad has advised and maintained client relationships in a variety of industries, including nonprofit, government, healthcare and technology—both nationally and abroad.

Brad comes from Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) where he served as their CFO for eight years, as well as treasurer of the CSD Board. Prior to his role at CSD, he was an Audit Manager at a KPMG LLC. 

Brad holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in professional accounting from The University of Texas at Austin, where he was a walk-on Longhorns football player. He also served as a board member and treasurer for the Texas School for the Deaf Foundation.

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