James Brady is a native of Wisconsin. He served in the U.S. Army Chemical Corps, holding a top secret clearance, and is a graduate of Winona State University. He spent his career working in Quality Assurance for Norplex/Allied Signal/Isola, involving extensive global travel. In 2002, Jim retired from Isola as Vice President of Quality Assurance. He and his family live on a 425 acre farm in Trempealeau County. He and his wife Janice have signed a conservation easement with MVC. Jim’s current hobbies include travel and a variety of outdoor-related activities.