Dr. Brad Smith is the President of Bakke Graduate University in Dallas Texas and helped develop the leadership focus and the Doctor of Transformational Leadership degree program at BGU. He is a board member of the World Evangelical Alliance, Leader Formation International, and board chairman of VisionSynergy. He served as a legislative assistant to two U.S. Senators (John Tower and Howard Baker) in areas of foreign relations and agriculture and was on the founding team of the Center for Christian Leadership at Dallas Seminary in 1986, where he spent seven years developing spiritual formation and leadership programs. He also served as the President of Leadership Network.