Joining the IPO team this month is Brad Pagnucci. He is the new business operations manager and will be hitting the ground running starting on Monday, October 31. A little bit about Brad. Previously, he worked as a Grants Manager in the Department of Surgery at UW-Madison, focusing on non-technical aspects of grants to help doctors obtain funding for their specialized research. Prior to joining UW-Madison, Brad worked as a Financial Analyst at BetterLife, a fraternal life insurance company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. In this role, Brad specialized in Mergers & Acquisitions and expense management. Brad played an integral role in assisting BetterLife complete a successful merger integration with a company of over $200 million in assets. Brad graduated from UW-Whitewater with a Major in Finance and a Minor in Sports Management. In his free time, Brad enjoys listening to music, spending time with his family and friends and is an avid sports fan, which includes being a season ticket holder for the Wisconsin Badger Men’s Basketball team and co-hosting a college sports podcast. Welcome Brad!