Brad olson, president

Brad Olson founded Brad Martin & Associates in 1983 after quickly establishing himself as one of the leading search executives in the Midwest. Brad began his career in 1978 with a large, multi-office recruitment firm and was quickly recruited himself. He joined Stone | Murphy which added his name to the door soon after.  It remained Stone, Murphy & Olson long after his departure to found BMA.
Brad recognized an opportunity for a client-first firm focused on providing exceptional service and creating long-term partnerships. Now 35 years later, that same focus on providing the highest degree of quality candidates and individual service remains at his and the company's core. This commitment to long-term client relationships continues to set BMA apart from other firms.  

Brad takes great pride in connecting great people with great companies for long-term, mutual success and seeing the impact of this continues to motivate him on every engagement. Integrity and ethics are at the core of his guiding principles both personally and professionally.  He has been married to his wife Donna for nearly 40 years, has two grown children + new grandson and enjoys family, fishing, boating in his free time.

ANDY OLSON, vice president

Andy Olson joined Brad Martin & Associates in 2018 after nearly 15 years of increasing leadership  roles in strategic product management and marketing.
This experience gives Andy a unique client-side perspective as well as a strong understanding of candidate skillsets across a variety of business functions that he brings to executive search. In addition to recruiting, he is responsible for BMA’s marketing and business development. Andy has a Marketing degree from TCU in Fort Worth, TX. He and his wife Cassie live in Southwest Minneapolis with their son Teddy. In his free time, he enjoys travel, golfing and restaurants.